Pól na Mongach

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

At 16.41 today MRCC Valentia tasked Doolin Coast Guard to an incident at Pól na Mongach, north of Doolin Point.A family had been out walking in the area when the  teenager had been knocked by a wave , 20 meters from the shore, and pushed into a crevice in the rocks .His family members were able to hold onto his wrists and pull him back up.The young man suffered some injuries to his knees and face in the fall and was extremly cold The Doolin Team members administered first aid and treated the casualty for hypothermia . The other members of the group were also taken care of while waiting for the HSE ambulance to arrive. The young man was taken to hospital and the team stood down.

Incident 01/10

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