French tourist taken to hospital after fall on Benbulben

A French tourist had to be rescued after she fell on Benbulben yesterday afternoon.

The woman in her 60s, was among a party of four when she fell near the Lukes Bridge area.

She was assissted by a number of other tourists from the Czech Rep, and the Sligo Mountain Rescue Team who were quickly on the scene. She was taken to Sligo University Hospital with her injuries.

Alan Sayers, of Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue, has been telling Ocean FM News what happened: