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#Mountain Rescue

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow Stuck In Snow

Rescuers warn against 'snow tourism' as mountain routes remain closed in Wicklow

Mountain rescue teams are reminding people to heed warnings and come prepared.

From TheJournal.ie Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts Wicklow Mountains

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts

The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team has reported over 60 callouts so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base Sligo

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

It’s the second incident of its kind in a matter of weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say Wrong Way

Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say

Motorists are being reminded they always need to take heed of road conditions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears Stay Away
From TheJournal.ie Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions Kerry

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales Fatal Accident

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Kevin Hallahan was a father who joined the Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain Carrauntoohill

Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain

The man sustained a broken leg while climbing the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside Saved

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside

The hillwalker alerted emergency services after injuring his ankle.

From TheJournal.ie People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play In The Dark

People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play

And it’s all in the name of a very good cause

From TheJournal.ie Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain Eat Your Carrots

Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain

The two men were tapped on the Twelve Bens Mountain Range last night.

From TheJournal.ie Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank SOS

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

From TheJournal.ie Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil Abseil

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head Mountain Rescue

Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head

The woman suffered no injuries in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Planning to climb this mountain over the break? ... For your own sake, plan your way down The Lug

Planning to climb this mountain over the break? ... For your own sake, plan your way down

Mountain rescuers and Defence Forces personnel sacrificed their Christmas lunches to respond to a climber in need on Leinster’s highest peak.

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain On The Edge

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain

The alarm was first raised yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall Wicklow Mountains

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

The rescue teams had to take measures to ensure he wouldn’t slip any further during the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie 'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams SOS

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams

Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.

From TheJournal.ie Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough Saved

Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough

The two men were treated for mild hypothermia.

From TheJournal.ie Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year Mountain Rescue

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year

Some 192 people have been assisted by the teams in 2013 and there have been six fatalities.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo Mountain Search

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.

From TheJournal.ie Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage Croagh Patrick

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

One woman sustained a head injury and a man in his 50s had a suspected cardiac arrest.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised Vandalism This post contains images

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised

At least two cars were found with their windows smashed, seats ripped and batteries removed.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days Roads

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days

Rescue services call for warning signs to alert motorists to ice and snow-laden roads over Sally Gap.

From TheJournal.ie Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents Mountain Rescue

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

The two groups, one of which had been split up, were rescued on a busy day for Dublin and Wicklow mountain rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Woman airlifted from Glendalough Rescue

Woman airlifted from Glendalough

The 68-year-old was out walking when she found herself in trouble.

From TheJournal.ie Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow Rescue

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

The mountain rescue team came to the aid of a man and a young girl in separate rescue operations today.

From TheJournal.ie A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers Mountain Rescue

A serious business: the work of Ireland's mountain rescue volunteers

TheJournal.ie reporter Sinéad O’Carroll joined Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team for an evening. Here’s what happened.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick Rescue This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

From TheJournal.ie Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue Wicklow Mountains

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

Last night, a 32-year-old cyclist was rescued after a bad crash.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue Mountain Rescue

11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue

Mountain rescue teams were also summoned into action to rescue a family of five during a busy day of rescues yesterday.