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The Mayo Mountain Rescue Team is delighted to announce a celebration of 25 years of service. To mark this special occasion, it is hosting a free family fun day to thank all those in the Mayo community who have supported it throughout the years. The event will take place on Saturday September 5 at the Westport Quay from 12.30pm until 5.30pm. This is a free afternoon of entertainment for the general public and the team look forward to welcoming families, friends, and patrons.
Mayo Mountain Rescue, the voluntary organisation which responds to hundreds of call outs each year from people in distress or injured on mountains around the county, is currently counting the cost of last Sunday's annual Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage.
Members of Mayo Mountain Rescue battled through some of the worst conditions their team have ever experienced on Croagh Patrick on Wednesday afternoon to rescue a man who was seriously injured in a fall near the peak of the popular visitor attraction.
A woman was airlifted off Croagh Patrick on Monday evening having suffered lower leg injuries and hypothermia near the summit.
The Galway Mountain Rescue Team will launch its new website and honour two of its members with Distinguished Service Awards at an event this evening.
A mountain rescue team was given a helping hand during a mission in Letterfrack recently by utilising smartphone technology for the first time to locate a number of stranded hillwalkers and bring them to safety.
Galway Mountain Rescue Team will hold its annual collection day this weekend, and is appealing to the public to support this worthy cause.
The year is 2011 and it is a cold, wet, miserable November’s evening. The team leader of the Galway Mountain Rescue Team is working late, finishing up a few last minute jobs for the following morning. It has been a long day, and he looks forward to finishing work and heading home. His decision on where to get dinner is soon interrupted by the sound of his emergency phone.
Galway Mountain Rescue Team (GMRT) will be on the streets of Galway City this coming Saturday, November 6, for its annual fundraising bucket collection. Team members will be stationed on Shop Street and at the Briar Hill Shopping Centre throughout the day.