Woman is res­cued af­ter moun­tain fall

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A 65-YEAR-OLD woman was res­cued by the Dublin & Wick­low Moun­tain Res­cue team at Lugnaquilla moun­tain last Sun­day af­ter she fell and in­jured her arm.

The woman had been tak­ing part in a spon­sored walk for Bray Can­cer Sup­port when she fell and sus­tained a small frac­ture to a hand bone.

Over 100 walk­ers had com­pleted the fundrais- ing event to the sum­mit of the moun­tain on the day.

‘We are very thank­ful to both the Dublin & Wick­low Moun­tain Res­cue Team and the Glen of Imaal team who were also avail­able on the day,’ said Bren­dan O’Leary of Bray Can­cer Sup­port Cen­tre.

He ex­plained that the woman had had the bad luck to lose her foot­ing on a rel­a­tively easy stretch of the walk.

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