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Rescue For Kayaker Trapped In River Gorge Near Doolin

16th February 2020
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A multi-agency operation was launched to rescue a kayaker trapped in a river gorge in Co Clare yesterday afternoon (Saturday 15 February).

As TheJournal.ie reports, the kayaker was one of a group who got into difficulty on the Allie River near Doolin as waters rose ahead of Storm Dennis.

Five others managed to climb to safety out of the 35ft gorge, but one was trapped in the raging water for up to two hours before rescuers could reach him.

TheJournal.ie has more on the story HERE.

Published in Kayaking, Rescue
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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