A swimmer was injured after bouncing off a rock at Dun Laoghaire's Forty Foot on Monday.
Swimmer injured after hitting rock at Dun Laoghaire's Forty Foot
The local coast guard team were called out after the swimmer got injured jumping into the water - writes dublinlive.ie
First aid was given to the swimmer by a local GP and a member of Greystones Coast Guard after they were pulled from the water.
The casualty, who was conscious after the incident, was treated at the scene and then transferred to an ambulance for further care.
Dun Laoghaire Coast Guard have warned swimmers at the popular spot to be aware of the presence of hidden rocks.
They said in a Facebook post: "Thank you to all involved tonight and to our colleague in Greystones Coast Guard for your assistance.
"We must also acknowledge the 40ft Swimming Association/Club for being so well equipped with having an AED available nearby and qualified members ready to assist in the event of an incident.
"The Forty Foot is a beautiful spot but also dangerous swimming area. There are many hiding rocks not visible to the naked eye. Please heed the warnings signs, they are there for a reason."
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