All posts tagged "Mourne Mountains"
Newry/ 1 year ago
Firefighters tackling major gorse fire outside Rathfriland
Firefighters are currently battling a major gorse fire in the Mournes this afternoon (Tuesday). Police have closed the Rostrevor Road in...
Newry/ 1 year ago
Bernard Sanke search: Police recover body from Tollymore Forest Park
Police searching for missing person Bernard Sanke have recovered a body in Tollymore Forest Park. The body was discovered on Thursday...
Calls for long term strategy to ‘protect and enhance’ Mourne Mountains
A Newry Mourne and Down Councillor has called for long-term plans to protect and enhance the landscapes surrounding the Mourne Mountains....
As Northern Ireland bakes in 27 degree heat walkers warned of Mourne Mountains wildfire risk
Walkers in the Mourne Mountains are this weekend being warned to be wary of the dangers wild fires. There is a...
Major incident on Mourne Mountains likely to continue into Sunday as fire still rages
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) is continuing to tackle the ongoing major incident in the Mourne Mountains with support...
News/ 2 years ago
Walker passes away while out walking in Mourne Mountains
A walker sadly died while scaling Slieve Donard in the Mourne Mountains earlier today (Saturday). Rescue teams were called just before...
Portadown/ 2 years ago
Shock across district at sudden passing of Portadown man who died while walking in Mournes
A walker who died after collapsing while walking in the Mourne Mountains has been named locally as Portadown man Mark Elliott....
Walker tragically dies in Mourne Mountains
A walker tragically died in the Mourne Mountains earlier today (Thursday). Emergency services mounted a rescue operation after the walker collapsed...
Walker tragically dies after taking ill in Mourne Mountains
A man tragically passed away while out walking in the Mourne Mountains earlier today (Saturday). Mourne Mountain Rescue Team (MMRT) were...
Lurgan/ 4 years ago
Mourne Mountain and Lough Neagh rescue teams secure share of £200,000 funding
Mourne Mountain and Lough Neagh rescue teams have both secured their share of a £200,000 funding package The Department of Justice...
Armagh/ 4 years ago
Armagh walkers to tackle Mournes route to help charity which has given lifeline to Richhill family
A Co Armagh group will be walking 22 miles of the Mournes walls to raise money for a charity which has...
South Down/ 4 years ago
Owner’s praise for helpers after Bud the dog is rescued from Mournes on a stretcher
The owner of a dog who had to be rescued from the Mourne Mountains earlier this morning has thanked all those...