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The Sligo Bay Lifeboat responded to a request from the Coast Guard yesterday evening to provide assistance to a swimmer who got into difficulty at Deadmans Point, close to Rosses Point.   Another swimmer that attempted to provide assistance was also taken aboard the lifeboat and bought back to the…

Yesterday afternoon the Donegal Mountain Rescue team were involved in a major operation along with the coastguard, to assist a walker who had fallen in the Sliabh Liag area.   The scene was attended by personnel from the rescue team along with those, Killybegs Coast Guard and R118.   The…

A person was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital after getting into difficulty on Saturday. Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue were tasked to Diarmaid and Grainne’s cave in the Gleniff Horseshoe in Co. Sligo. A walker had fallen and sustained injuries along the route. Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 airlifted the casualty…

The Rescue 118 Helicopter was involved in a number of searches over the weekend for children and missing persons.   The crew were involved in an operation on Knocknarea yesterday where a casualty sustained a lower leg injury.   The casualty was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital.   Assistance was…

Four people were rescued from the water at Enniscrone beach on Friday. Rescue 118 was involved in the rescue. It’s understood three people were airlifted to Sligo University Hospital while another safely made it back to shore.    

A woman was airlifted by the Rescue 118 Helicopter from Cuilcagh Mountain to Sligo University Hospital after sustaining ankle injuries. The incident took place of the Boardwalk area of the popular attraction tourist, which is situated on the Fermanagh/Cavan border. The injuries the woman sustained are thought not to be…

Gardaí from the Sligo/Leitrim division and Emergency services were tasked to remove an injured person from Benbulben mountain range yesterday.   The Rescue 118 official, along with Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team managed to remove the woman from the mountain to Sligo Hospital for further treatment. The female who was…