Saturday 20 January 2018

Teenager hospitalised after being rescued from water by the Irish Coast Guard

Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture
Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture

Daniel O'Connor

An unconscious teenager had to be airlifted out of the water this afternoon.

The boy was plucked from the water in Youghal, Co. Cork this afternoon in a medical emergency.

A spokesman for The Irish Coast Guard confirmed to Independent.ie that Waterford Rescue Helicopter 117 was alerted to the incident at 1:45pm.

The teen was rushed to Cork University Hospital and his condition is unknown.

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