Pól Elva Cave

Jul 25, 2009   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments


At 15.20 , Doolin Coast Guard Unit were tasked by MRCC, Valentia, to assist ICRO (Irish Cave Rescue Organisation) at Pól Elva , 3 miles north of Lisdoonvarna. One of a group of four cavers had become trapped in a passage due to a strong flow of water in the cave. Ennistymon Branch of the Clare Fire and Rescue Service, the Gardaí and the HSE Ambulance from Ennistymon also assisted. ICRO co-ordinated the rescue. All four cavers were assisted from the cave , the caver who had been trapped was checked by Ambulance personnel and no further attention was required.

All emergency services and Doolin Coast Guard Unit stood down at 18.30


Incident 27/09

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