At 14.4o , Doolin Coast Unit was tasked for the second time today, by MRSC, Valentia to assist a climber who had been injured at Ballyreen, North of Doolin.The team assembled , went to the location and assessed the casualty who had been injured while at the bottom of the cliff when a rock fell from above. The casualty was treated by Coast Guard members and made comfortable until the HSE Paramedics arrived and they then assisted the Paramedics by splinting the leg injury. The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115, was tasked . They lowered their winch man and the casualty was then stretchered to the shore line where he was taken on-board the helicopter and taken to Limerick Hospital.
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