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Man Airlifted To Hospital After Lahinch Cliff Fall

5th June 2016
Rescue 115 launched from Shannon early this morning to airlift a cliff fall casualty Rescue 115 launched from Shannon early this morning to airlift a cliff fall casualty Photo: Wikimedia

#CliffFall - Independent.ie reports that a 23-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after falling 40ft into the sea from a cliff near Lahinch early this morning (Sunday 5 June).

Shannon's Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 launched to the scene after the Doolin coastguard unit had difficulty recovering the man from the sea.

It's understood that the casualty was with friends at the cliff top around 5am when he fell and lost consciousness in the water.

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MacDara Conroy

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