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Concern is being expressed over the increase in the number of people who need to be rescued from mountains across the country this year.   Mountain rescue personnel locally as well as those nationwide have reported  a greater demand for their services this year compared to previous years with more…

The Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team are issuing advice for those who may find themselves in difficulty in woodlands. The team were tasked to Bricklieve Mountains in Co. Sligo on Sunday after two people got lost and disoriented in very dense and dangerous forest. They were safely located, cold but relieved,…

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…

Members of the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue team are highlighting the dangers associated with hill climbing this morning following the death of a man yesterday in Sligo.   The man lost his life after falling from cliffs at Gleniff Horseshoe in North Sligo.   His body was recovered yesterday evening…

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.  …

An injured cyclist was rescued from the Union Woods outside Ballisodare yesterday evening in a multi-agency operation involving the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team, Ambulance Service and the Coastguard Helicopter.   The man had been cycling in Union Woods in the company of his wife when he fell and suffered…