Angler injured

Aug 17, 2010   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

At 10.20 , Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRCC Valentia to an incident close to Gleninagh, beyond Blackhead Lighthouse. A man had fallen while fishing from the rocks.The team went to the location,  on finding the casualty, administered First Aid and splinted his leg. The HSE Ambulance arrived and together they placed the injured man in a stretcher and took him to the road where he was then taken by the ambulance to University College Hospital Galway.Team returned to base.

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