Person airlifted to Sligo University Hospital from Erne Estuary in Ballyshannon

A person has been recovered from the Erne Estuary this afternoon.

The alarm was raised shortly after 12pm today when a person was spotted in the water.

The Sligo Coastguard Helicopter 118 was involved in the operation.

The person was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital, the condition of the person is unknown.

A weather warning remains in place for the North West until 7pm this evening with very strong winds, especially in coastal areas.

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