For the Dublin – Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team, it was was their 87th call-out this year.
On Bank Holiday Monday, both Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue and Irish Red Cross Mountain Rescue received alarm that an injured woman required assistance near The Miner’s Village in Glendalough, and both teams were shortly on the scene.
They located the woman, found her to have a sprained ankle, and then transported her to an ambulance in their mountain vehicle.
Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team call for hikers and visitors to the mountains to exercise great caution as the nights get darker, earlier.
They wrote “As we look into the darker & colder months – we ask that those who enjoy the outdoors, to take a moment to pack afew extra items of clothing, ensure you have spare batteries for head torches… and of course … always pack an extra flask of hot liquid”
If you find yourself in need of assistance while out exploring the wilds of Dublin-Wicklow Mountains, call 999 /112.