The Irish Coast Guard has urged coastline fishermen to take precautions, after a man was rescued from cliffs in Co Cork.
Coast Guard urges precaution after man rescued in Co Cork
The man, who is aged in his 60s, suffered lacerations and broken bones when he slid up to 15ft down a cliff face at Knockadoon Head near Ballymacoda at around 4pmthis afternoon -writes rte.ie
A member of the public raised the alarm, and coast guard units from Youghal and Ballycotton were dispatched to the scene.
The fisherman was airlifted from the cliffs by the Rescue 117 helicopter crew, and taken to Cork University Hospital, with injuries described as serious but not life-threatening.
The Irish Coast Guard is asking anyone taking part in coastline activities to wear a lifejacket and or a personal locator beacon.
They have alsoreminded the public that if they see anybody in danger at sea, on the coast or on cliffs to call 112 and ask for the Coast Guard.
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