Kilmore Quay RNLI go to the aid of a person onboard yacht

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Kilmore Quay RNLI launched at 4:23pm, after a request from Rosslare Coast Guard to go to the aid of a woman who had fallen while onboard a 12-metre yacht on passage to Kilmore Quay.

Lifeboat returning to Harbour

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Kilmore Quay Lifeboat

Kilmore Quay RNLI were launched at 4:23pm, after a request from Rosslare Coast Guard to go to the aid of a woman who had fallen while onboard a 12-metre yacht on passage to Kilmore Quay. The volunteer lifeboat crew were underway a short time later and rendezvoused with the yacht just East of Saint Patricks Bridge.

Two Volunteer crew along with first aid equipment were transferred to the yacht, the casualty was assessed and given casualty care while an ambulance was requested to meet the yacht upon its arrival at Kilmore Quay. The casualty was handed over to the Ambulance crew and was removed from the yacht with the help of the local Coast Guard unit and lifeboat crew. Kilmore Quay RNLI would like to wish the casualty a speedy recovery.

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