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Aran Islands RNLI respond to medical evacuation from Inis Mór

Lifeboats News Release

Aran Islands RNLI have responded to a medical evacuation from Inis Mór.

RNLI/Nuala McAloon

The call came at 1.10pm today (Monday 24 August).

The patient was transferred safely aboard the lifeboat at the pontoon at Kilronan Harbour under the supervision of the volunteer crew and they proceeded straight for Rossaveal Harbour and the awaiting ambulance.

Weather conditions at the time of launching were good with a westerly force 5 wind blowing and slight seas.

Speaking after the call out, Aran Islands RNLI Coxswain Aonghus Ó HIarnáin said: 'The volunteer crew never fail to show up for any call, we wish the patient a speedy recovery and remind the public to continue to adhere to all weather warnings.'

Aran Islands RNLI crew on today's call out were Coxswain Aonghus Ó HIarnáin, mechanic Mairtín Eoin Coyne, Joe Gill, Billy Gillan, Caelan Cullen Quinn.

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