Latest Call Outs

18.02.2017
18:08:00 hrs

Callout 12 - Glenmacnass

During the evacuation phase of callout 9, the teams were tasked to search for three hillwalkers who had not returned to their vehicles near Glenmacnass. MR personnel responded with to the area to set up a command post and begin searching. On arrival at Glenmacnass, they discovered that the vehicles were gone, and the incident was stood down.

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18.02.2017
17:03:00 hrs

Callout 11 - Laragh

Soon after callout 10 was stood down MR were tasked to search for a missing female, who became separated from a group, near Laragh. Some resources were diverted from callout 9 and a search began. The search was stood down when the missing woman was located in south Dublin by An Garda Síochána.

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18.02.2017
16:09:00 hrs

Callout 10 - Carrig Mountain

While callout 9 was ongoing both teams were tasked to three additional callouts. Callout 10 was a tasking to assist a male mountain biker on Carrick Mountain who had sustained a lower leg injury. When MR personnel contacted the man by phone to initiate the response, he confirmed that he had begun to self-evacuate, had visual contact with a HSE ambulance that was tasked to the incident, and required no further assistance from MR.

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18.02.2017
15:49:00 hrs

Callout 9 - Brockagh East

The teams were tasked to assist a female hillwalker on Brockagh East Top on Saturday at 15:50hrs. The woman was walking with a small group when she fell, sustaining a hip injury. MR personnel assessed and treated the walker before evacuating her by stretcher to a waiting vehicle. She was then transported to a nearby road and transferred to an ambulance. The incident was stood down at 18:30hrs.

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