Injured woman saves lost dog in Glendalough

A light dusting of snow over the lakes of Glendalough

A woman successfully rescued a lost dog in Glendalough—despite suffering an ankle injury herself, According to a heartfelt post from the Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team.

At 14:15 on Sunday, January 21st, Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a woman with an ankle injury in Glendalough.

The woman had hurt her ankle while walking on the Spink, and was making her way slowly towards the Miner’s Village.

However on her way, she ran into a lost dog which she helped return to its owner—despite her injured ankle.

Following assessment by a mountain rescue (MR) advanced paramedic, the woman was assisted from the hill by MR personnel and released.

The dog was carried from the hill and returned to its owner.

The dog has since been checked by a vet and is recovering from hypothermia.

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