first_imgSeveral members of the Donegal Mountain Rescue team last night took part in the rescue of two young men who became stuck on Ben Bulben in Sligo.The men became caught on the north face of the mountain but were located safe and well after 11pm.The men, in their late tens and early 20s, had no major injury issues but were very wet and cold.Several members of the DMRT assisted their colleagues in Sligo on the mission.The Rescue 118 helicopter from Strandhill provided illumination of the site to help expedite the mission.Well done to all.DONEGAL MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM TAKE PART IS SUCCESSFUL SLIGO MISSION was last modified: June 28th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ben BulbenDMRTsligolast_img read more

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first_imgKeep your pets indoors today!Forecasters have issued a nationwide thunder warning for this afternoon and evening.The warning was issued this morning and will be in place from noon to midnight. It details “widespread thundery activity expected this afternoon and evening”.Meanwhile, Met Éireann have also issued a rainfall warning for counties Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan and across Connacht.“Some very heavy or thundery downpours are likely at times on Tuesday, mainly in parts of Connacht and Ulster with local spot flooding,” the official website reads.It is not the first time the national forecaster has issued a thunder warning. They last issued one just over a month ago, on July 18. A Status Orange warning indicates weather conditions “which have the capacity to impact significantly on people.”Big bang theory! Warning for widespread thunder today was last modified: August 22nd, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalthunderWarninglast_img read more

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