At 13:44 on Sunday, January 20th, Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team and Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team were tasked by An Garda Síochána to assist a hillwalker near Lough Tay.
The hiker fell and sustained a lower leg injury while walking on the Guinness Estate near Lough Tay. The patient’s injuries were assessed and treated by a mountain rescue (MR) medic. Following treatment, the walker was evacuated in an MR vehicle and transferred to a waiting ambulance. The incident was stood down at 15:25. We would like to thank the National Ambulance Service (NAS).