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Ireland Hero garda on gun patrol saves man’s life after heart attack during Dublin Marathon

10:40  29 october  2019
10:40  29 october  2019 Source:   extra.ie

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An on duty Garda saved the life of a Dublin Marathon runner yesterday after the participant suffered a suspected heart attack during the race. Great outcome at Dublin Marathon yesterday - an on duty Clondalkin based detective saved the life of a marathon runner. The man collapsed as he

A RUNNER IN Monday’s Dublin marathon has been hailed a hero after stopping to save the life of a “I got to about 15 or 16 miles when I found the man ’ s wife and I was talking to her for a while but eventually Ken, who works as an emergency consultant nurse at Dublin ’s James Connolly Hospital

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A Garda hero saved a man’s life after he suffered a heart attack while competing in the Dublin Marathon.

Detective Garda Niamh Connaughton saw the runner collapse, rushed to his side and performed CPR and mouth-to-mouth on him.

‘There was just no life out of him,’ she told Extra.ie.

‘His eyes were kind of rolled into his head. His heart had stopped, his eyes were fixed and there was no pulse.

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‘I started doing CPR on him and just kept doing it for two or three minutes until the medics arrived with the defibrillator.

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‘The medic told me after, that if the CPR wasn’t done so quick, he would have died there.’

The Clondalkin-based detective was on duty as part of an armed patrol unit in one of the marathon’s ‘Cheering Zones’ in Chapelizod, at about 1pm on Sunday, when she saw the man fall. He had run about a third of the race at the time.

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She and Det Garda David Brennan, Garda Declan Conlon and Garda Declan Crowley rushed to his aid.

Shortly afterwards, the medical team arrived and used a defibrillator to get the man’s heart started again.

They then performed chest compressions, while Det Garda Connaughton gave him mouth-to-mouth.

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He was taken by a Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance to the Mater Hospital, where it is thought that his condition is now stable.

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The identity of the runner is not known, but Det Garda Connaughton described him as ‘an older man’.

She said: ‘He came back and was talking by the time they took him to the hospital.

‘He’s fine now as far as I’m aware.’ Det Garda Connaughton, who has been a garda for ten years, said it was a scary moment.

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‘I’d never done anything like it before, my first aid training just kicked in really,’ she said.

‘It was really overwhelming but it’s amazing what will come back to you in those kind of situations.’ She added: ‘Luckily, I was finishing up my shift at the time. I just went home after.’ A record 22,500 people took part in this year’s Dublin Marathon, with hundreds of thousands of euro raised for charity.

A similar incident happened during the capital’s Half Marathon event in 2016, when an on-duty female garda performed CPR on one of the runners suspected of suffering a heart attack during the race.

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