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Thursday 22 February 2018

Emergency services rescue man from River Liffey

The man was rescued from the River Liffey by members from Dublin Fire Brigarde. Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade
The man was rescued from the River Liffey by members from Dublin Fire Brigarde. Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade
The scene near the boardwalk at Bachelor's Walk after incident occurred just after 5pm. Pic Collins Photos
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A man was rushed to hospital after being pulled out of the River Liffey by Dublin Fire Brigade services this afternoon.

The man was pulled from the water by members of Dublin Fire Brigade at the Burgh Quay end of the River Liffey just after 4.45pm this afternoon.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it appeared that the man slipped into the river at the Bachelor's Walk end of the river.

Burgh Quay was closed temporarily as three fire tenders, a rescue tender, a ladder from Tara Street Fire Station, a Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance, and the district fire officer attended the scene.

The man was removed from the water and rushed to hospital.

His condition is not yet known.

The scene near the boardwalk at Bachelor's Walk after incident occurred just after 5pm. Pic Collins Photos
The scene near the boardwalk at Bachelor's Walk after incident occurred just after 5pm. Pic Collins Photos

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