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Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue were called out to help a person in difficulty on Knocknarea yesterday. The person needed to be carried by stretcher after being located at the top of the boardwalk. An ambulance was waiting and they were transported to Sligo University Hospital. 12 members of the team responded…

It has been a busy start to the New Year for the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team. It follows what was one of the team’s busiest years in 2020. In the past week, the team has come to the rescue of a lone walker who became disorientated in snow and low…

There has been an unprecedented number of callouts for the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue team since the beginning of August. On Wednesday, a woman sustained a serious lower limb injury while on Briecklieve Mountain, the team were able to get to her and transfer her to an ambulance where she was…

The increase in the number of people holidaying locally has led to an unprecedented surge in mountain rescue call outs.   And among the forefront in recent days has been the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team.   Speaking to OceanFM news, the Leader of the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue team,…

The Sligo /Leitrim Mountain rescue team have been allocated €42,500 in funding for the replacement of a crew transport vehicle. The funding was announced by Minister Michael Ring under the First Responders Support section in the 2019 CLÁR Programme. Sligo Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin has welcomed the announcement…

A man has died along the Sligo/Mayo border last night. The alarm was raised at 10pm when he was reported missing and Gardai then called on the services of the Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team. Even at the late hour, seven members responded where a joint searched was carried out…

A young woman is recovering in hospital from serious injuries after having been rescued following a fall on Benbulben mountain at the weekend. A number of services were involved in rescuing the woman who had been climbing on the north side of the mountain in north Sligo. They included the…