Busy night for local emergency services

Emergency services were called to Carlingford on Saturday evening following an incident at Carlingford marina were a man lost his footing and fell of a small cliff.
Greenore Coast Guard, Local Fire Brigade, local Garda and Ambulance services were all involved in the rescue of the man who was later brought to Daisy Hill hospital in Newry where he received treatment.
According to George Campbell who is the officer in charge at the Greenore Coast Guard Unit the incident occurred at approximately 10pm on Saturday evening in Carlingford.
“We received a call late on Saturday evening at about 10pm when we received word that a member of the public had falling from a height above the beach after losing his footing and falling through bushes at the side of the footpath. The Greenore Coast Guard boat was also launched to aid in the rescue.
“The casualty was removed to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry where he received treatment. Greenore Coast Guard were tasked again at 2.00am to search for a missing person along with local Garda. Thankfully the person was located uninjured and teams returned to base,” stated George.

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