Injured Climber at Ailladie

Aug 25, 2010   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC Valentia to an incident at Ailladie, North of Doolin. A HSE Ambulance was already on route to the location. A 64 year old man had fallen while climbing , he had fallen 20 ft down the cliff when his harness and ropes stopped him falling further. He had hit a ledge in the fall and broken his arm. Another group who were climbing nearby hauled him back up to the top of the cliff. The HSE ambulance crew and Coast Guard members arrived and treated his injuries . He was then stretchered to the ambulance and taken to Ennis General Hospital.

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