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Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry
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Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 45,072 Views 6 Comments

Local coast guard and mountain rescue teams attended the scene this afternoon.

Body found in search for missing woman on the Comeragh Mountains
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Body found in search for missing woman on the Comeragh Mountains

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 7:35 PM 125,909 Views 34 Comments

The woman, who is an experienced trail runner, went out for a run yesterday afternoon and never returned home.

'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas
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'People go to the hills to clear their heads': Mountain rescue volunteers ready for calls over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2019, 6:00 PM 16,364 Views 17 Comments

It can be a lovely time to get out into nature, rescue volunteers just ask that people are sensible when they do.

Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'
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Sally Gap in Wicklow closed due to 'treacherous conditions'

Dec 16th 2019, 1:35 PM 41,909 Views 9 Comments

Mountain Rescue personnel evacuated 13 people from a stranded bus yesterday.

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

Feb 1st 2019, 10:59 AM 33,378 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,503 Views 2 Comments

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

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
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Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 22,379 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Mar 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 44,326 Views 33 Comments

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

'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears
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'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears

Mar 9th 2018, 11:02 AM 40,521 Views 40 Comments

The message is to stay away.

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
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Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

Dec 29th 2017, 10:14 AM 17,820 Views 56 Comments

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

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales
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Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:37 AM 21,885 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,350 Views 36 Comments

The man sustained a broken leg while climbing the mountain.

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside
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Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside

Sep 21st 2015, 9:20 AM 30,596 Views 32 Comments

The hillwalker alerted emergency services after injuring his ankle.

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

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 12,056 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jun 17th 2015, 7:56 AM 9,827 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,254 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
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Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

Jan 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 15,819 Views 5 Comments

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

Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head
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Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head

Dec 29th 2014, 7:44 AM 10,277 Views 8 Comments

The woman suffered no injuries in the incident.

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

Dec 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,646 Views 28 Comments

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

Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain
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Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain

Oct 28th 2014, 9:17 AM 18,382 Views 29 Comments

The alarm was first raised yesterday afternoon.

Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall
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Belgian man rescued after falling on steep ground at waterfall

Jul 8th 2014, 11:09 AM 9,940 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2014, 1:05 PM 8,028 Views 14 Comments

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

Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough
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Two men rescued after falling in water at Glendalough

Nov 25th 2013, 2:45 PM 10,957 Views 10 Comments

The two men were treated for mild hypothermia.

Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year
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Mountain rescue teams attend 100th callout this year

Nov 10th 2013, 7:20 PM 14,160 Views 19 Comments

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

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
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Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:40 PM 29,664 Views 30 Comments

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

Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage
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Two people seriously injured during Croagh Patrick pilgrimage

Jul 28th 2013, 5:13 PM 21,582 Views 93 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2013, 4:57 PM 20,246 Views 77 Comments

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

Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days
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Over 100 people rescued from Wicklow mountains in 5 days

Feb 25th 2013, 1:33 PM 17,797 Views 44 Comments

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

Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents
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Five rescued from Wicklow mountains in two separate incidents

Jan 7th 2013, 8:19 AM 6,003 Views 13 Comments

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

Woman airlifted from Glendalough
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Woman airlifted from Glendalough

Dec 30th 2012, 11:26 AM 9,470 Views 19 Comments

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

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow
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Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

Dec 15th 2012, 6:45 PM 15,830 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Sep 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 4,386 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2012, 11:08 AM 6,203 Views 8 Comments

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

Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue
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Three operations in three days for Wicklow Mountain Rescue

May 30th 2012, 7:42 AM 3,082 Views 8 Comments

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

11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue
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11 rescued from Wicklow mountains in dramatic overnight rescue

Oct 24th 2011, 3:43 PM 1,458 Views 17 Comments

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