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Successful Rescue For Greencastle Coastguard Of Climber From ‘Hell’s Hole’

30th May 2019
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Greencastle cliff team members assist the stranded climber Greencastle cliff team members assist the stranded climber Photo: Greencastle Coast Guard/Facebook

Greencastle, Co Donegal’s Irish Coast Guard team were tasked by the IRCG emergency operations centre at Malin to a rock climber who got into difficulty at Hell’s Hole on Malin Head on Tuesday evening (28 May)

The climber was trapped 45 metres down the cliff in a dangerous location, the cliff face being unpredictable with loose rocks and particularly so during hours of darkness.

Despite these challenges, the coastguard cliff team successfully rescued the climber.

If you see someone in difficulty, on the cliffs, coast or water, do not hesitate to dial 112 or 999 and ask for the coastguard.

Published in Coastguard, Rescue
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