Busy weekend for coastguard in Dungloe

first_img Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life WhatsApp Twitter LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Google+ Facebook Pinterest Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Newscenter_img Busy weekend for coastguard in Dungloe Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Previous articleBishop Boyce announces positional changes in Raphoe DioceseNext articleRory McIlroy wins USPGA title after Valhalla fightback News Highland Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest It was an extremely busy weekend for the coastguard in Donegal with no less than three callouts.On Saturday three surfers where rescued, a man had to be airlifted to hospital in Dungloe and yesterday a trawler had to be towed to shore.On Saturday evening three surfers got into difficulty at Tullan Strand in Bundoran after they were swept out to sea.A member of the public spotted the situation and quickly called the emergency services.The three surfers from Dublin were quickly located with the help of RNLI, the lifeboat took all three on board and proceeded back to the lifeboat station.One of the casualties had taken on a lot of water and had oxygen administered to him on his return to the lifeboat station where a waiting ambulance transferred him to Sligo General Hospital for further observation.Meanwhile a man in his sixties was airlifted from Dungloe on Saturday after suffering a heart attack.It is understood the man was in the Main Street area when he suffered the seizure.He was attended to by ambulance personnel who requested assistance from Malin Head Coast Guard to task the Rescue 118 chopper.The patient was taken to a nearby football pitch at the shore front from where he was airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital.And in Bundoran yesterday a boat with four people on board had to be towed to safety near Mermaid’s Cove at Mullaghmore. By News Highland – August 11, 2014 Facebooklast_img read more