Bundoran RNLI called to assist at cliff incident

Lifeboats News Release

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI was paged just after 3:15am on Sunday morning (23 June) to reports of a female having from fallen from the cliffs at Tullan Strand in the town.

Bundoran RNLI on exercise


Bundoran RNLI on exercise

Setting off in calm conditions the lifeboat crew arrived on the scene just minutes after launch. Additional lifeboat crew were subsequently deployed to assist.

A senior advanced paramedic who was part of the lifeboat crew came ashore with assistance also provided from the Red Cross and Medilink who were in the area as well as an Garda Siochana, Bundoran Fire Service and the National Ambulance Service.

All services worked together as a team to ensure the comfort of the casualty and a buggy from the Red Cross helped to extract her up the slope to the waiting ambulance.

Speaking following the callout, Bundoran RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Helm James Cassidy said ‘I would like to commend the team work from all agencies in what was a particularly difficult location for the casualty. By working together we ensured her comfort and as quick a journey to hospital as possible. We wish her a speedy recovery.’


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