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Lahinch Surfer Saves Local Sheep from Drowning

8th January 2021
Surfing enthusiast Johnny Casey with the rescued sheep after her cliff slip drama Surfing enthusiast Johnny Casey with the rescued sheep after her cliff slip drama

A surfer has spoken about his rescue of an “exhausted” and “marooned” sheep at risk of drowning off Lahinch, as Farming Independent reports.

Johnny Casey had been catching waves off the Co Clare town when he spotted the distressed sheep in a small cave at the foot of sea cliffs after it had fallen from the edge.

With the incoming tide putting the animal at serious risk of drowning, Casey raced to get help from the family that farms the land above before it was too late.

Farming Independent has more on the story HERE.

Published in Surfing, Coastal Notes
MacDara Conroy

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