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Swimmer With Head Injury Rescued in Lahinch

2nd October 2022
Bens Surf Clinic in Lahinch
A surf instructor from Bens Surf Clinic performed CPR on the casualty after she was recovered from the water Credit: Bens Surf Clinic/Facebook

A sea swimmer was resuscitated after sustaining a head injury in the water at Lahinch in Co Clare on Saturday afternoon (1 October), as the Irish Examiner reports.

It’s understood that the woman casualty was retrieved from the water to the beach where a local surf instructor from Bens Surf Clinic performed CPR as others raised the alarm with emergency services.

The woman was subsequently airlifted by the Irish Coast Guard’s Shannon-based helicopter Rescue 115 to University Hospital Galway for treatment.

The Irish Examiner has much more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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