Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue issue timely warning

The Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue team have appealed to those embarking on walks or climbs in the North West to take adequate care.


With the combination of the Covid-19 restrictions easing and the recent summer like weather conditions, a large number of people have returned to outdoor activities.


Locally the rescue mountain team in Sligo and Leitrim were called out to attend two separate incidents in the Sligo area.


Alan Sayers says any rescue operations are still complicated due rescue personnel having to adhere to Covid-19 restrictions: