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Ireland Man rushed to hospital after getting into difficulty in the sea at Sandycove Point in Dublin

19:40  29 september  2019
19:40  29 september  2019 Source:   independent.ie

Hero firefighters pull man from Liffey in dramatic late night rescue

  Hero firefighters pull man from Liffey in dramatic late night rescue The rescue boat was launched late last nightDublin Fire Brigade launched their rescue boat late last night after the man got into difficulty near O'Connell Bridge.

Two men and a woman have died after getting into difficulty in the sea off a beach in Cornwall. They were among seven surfers who had to be helped from Meanwhile temporary bathing bans at beaches in Dublin have been lifted. Tests on Sandycove beach, which had been closed to swimmers after a

The man died after getting into difficulty at Sandycove 's Forty Foot (Stock Image). Emergency services, including the Rescue 116 helicopter, Dun Laoghaire RNLI life boat, ambulance service and gardai rushed to the scene after the Irish Coast Guard were alerted at around 2pm.

a bench next to a body of water: Waves break at the bathing area at Sandycove.Picture Credit:Frank McGrath 9/11/18 © IRISH INDEPENDENT Waves break at the bathing area at Sandycove.Picture Credit:Frank McGrath 9/11/18

A man has been rushed to hospital after getting into difficulty in the sea at Sandycove Point in Dublin.

Emergency services and the Coastguard were involved in the rescue operation at around 2pm today.

Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat, a coastguard unit, and the Rescue 116 helicopter all assisted in the incident.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, was taken to hospital after being taken from the water.

His condition is not known.

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