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Woman Hospitalised After Fall On Howth Head

21st September 2019
Rescue 116 winches the casualty to safety from the cliff base at Balscadden Rescue 116 winches the casualty to safety from the cliff base at Balscadden Credit: Howth Coast Guard/Facebook

A woman was hospitalised with head injuries after a fall on Howth Head yesterday morning (Friday 20 September), as BreakingNews.ie reports.

A joint agency response, involving the Howth Coast Guard Unit, Howth RNLI lifeboat, Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116, was launched after the alarm was raised for the woman at the bottom of cliffs at Balscadden.

Howth Coast Guard says the casualty was quickly located and given immediate medical attention, before she was transferred by helicopter to the ambulance crew on site and taken to Beaumont Hospital for further treatment.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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