Monday 23 October 2017

Three people winched to safety from Croagh Patrick

The Coastguard helicopter (Stock picture)
The Coastguard helicopter (Stock picture)

Three people have been rescued from Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo in a late night operation.

A woman and two teenagers got lost on the mountain yesterday amid poor weather conditions

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 9.30pm.

Rescue 118 helicopter was dispatched to the scene from Sligo and winched them to safety an hour later.

They were brought to Mayo University Hospital as a precaution.

More to follow

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