The rescue at Mulranny conducted earlier today. Photo: Achill Island Coast Guard Facebook page

Successful rescue of faller conducted at west Mayo coastal location

Achill Island Coast Guard has been tasked by the Marine Rescue Coordination Centre to rescue a faller in Mulranny.

On arrival at the scene earlier today, members assessed the situation and assisted the paramedics by stretchering the causality to the awaiting ambulance.

A spokesperson said: "On scene we had the assistance of An Garda Síochána as well as the National Ambulance Service (NAS)

"Many thanks to everyone involved in this morning's rescue.

"We wish the casualty a speedy recovery.

"Remember if you see anyone in trouble in the sea or on the shore dial 112/999 and ask for the Coast Guard."

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