Mountain rescue aid woman off Great Sugarloaf

On Saturday the 27th of September at approximately 12.37hrs both the Glen of Imaal Red Cross Mountain Rescue Team and the Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by the HSE to come to the assistance of a woman in her early 30’s who had become unwell while out walking on the Great Sugarloaf with her family.

The woman was treated on scene by HSE medics. Mountain Rescue personnel assisted in extracting her, by way of stretcher, to a waiting HSE ambulance. She was then transferred to hospital where she received definitive care.

Mountain Rescue would like to thank all agencies involved including: HSE Ambulance Service.

Black tie ball

Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean will be the guest speaker at the Black Tie Ball on the 11th of October in the Green Isle Conference Leisure & Spa hotel.

Remember to book your tickets while they are still available and help raise money toward our new technical stretcher and specialist rescue equipment.

It is also vitally important that you come join the team on the dance floor as we work off the calories after the fine 4 course meal that awaits us.

To book follow the link on

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