6 People rescued from cave

Apr 19, 2008   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

19th April 2008

6 persons were rescued from a cave at Coolea , Lisdoonvarna

A party of nine people  abseiled into Pól Elva earlier that day. While at the bottom they got wet and cold and  some were unable to climb back out.

Local people helped greatly by lowering down hot drinks,food and blankets to the casualities.

One casualty suffering from hypothermia was removed by ambulanace to Ennis General Hospital

This was a large scale rescue also involving members of ICRO (Irish Cave Rescue Organisation) 

Incident 09/08

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