Photo by: Marty O’Connor
The North West Mountain Rescue team coming of Croagh Patrick on reek Sunday. Every team on the island attends to provide cover for up to 20,000 pilgrims climbing the mountain on the last Sunday of July.
The exercise starts around 3.00 the night before when the teams deploy, A team can deal with three or four causality’s on the day who are either air lifted off or carried depending on the injury involved.
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