Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue hopeful of funding boost after minister’s announcement

Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue is hoping it will benefit from a €250,000 grant announced for Mountain Rescue Ireland today by Minister Shane Ross.

Alan Sayers, PRO of Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue, says he hopes his team will now get an increased grant, enabling it concentrate more on rescue and training.

Mountain Rescue Ireland is the affiliate body for all 13 mountain rescue teams in the country.