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#Coastguard - reports that a man is in critical condition after a fall from a cliff at Portrane in north Co Dublin last night (Saturday 20 June).

The Irish Coast Guard's Dublin-based helicopter Rescue 116 attended the scene with the Dublin Fire Brigade after a call from a member of the public.

Subsequently the casualty was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital, where he was being treated for severe head injuries.

Published in Coastguard

#WATER SAFETY - This coming Friday 30 March is the closing date for applications for Fingal County Council beach lifeguards for the 2012 summer season.

Lifeguard cover will be provided on Fingal beaches on weekdays and weekends 11am to 7pm from 2 July till the last week of August, depending on weather and staff levels.

Beaches and bathing places scheduled to be guarded this summer include Balbriggan (front beach), Skerries South, Loughskinny, Rush North and South Shores, Portrane (Tower Bay and The Brook), Donabate, Malahide, Portmarnock, Sutton (Burrow Road) and Howth (Claremount).

Applicants must be not less than 17 years of age on 1 May 2012. Application forms are available to download HERE.

Published in Water Safety