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A woman was rescued from Knocknarea Mountain in north Sligo this afternoon with a suspected leg or ankle injury. The emergency arose just before 3pm. A Coast Guard helicopter airlifted the woman to its base at Strandhill, from where she was taken by ambulance to Sligo Univesity Hospital.

A 35-year old man has died after he got into difficulty yesterday along the West Sligo shoreline near Dunmoran Strand. It’s believed the deceased was from Poland and had been fishing along the coastline in the Templepatrick area. The Coast Guard was alerted about 2:30 yesterday afternoon. Its helicopter based…

A young woman is recovering in hospital from serious injuries after having been rescued following a fall on Benbulben mountain at the weekend. A number of services were involved in rescuing the woman who had been climbing on the north side of the mountain in north Sligo. They included the…

Clubs, organisations and individuals are invited to attend an information session on cardiac arrest this (Thursday) evening in The Castledargan Hotel at 8pm. Those attending will be shown what to do in cases of cardiac emergencies. The event will be hosted by Ballygawley Sooey Defibrillator Working Group, which recently coordinated…

Met Eireann has issued a Yellow Weather Warning for Irish coastal waters. Strong gale force winds are expected along the coasts of Ireland today and into Monday morning. The Coast Guard is advising the public that if they are near cliffs, piers or the waters edge in general, to be…

People in the North West are urged to support a charity cycle race in September in memory of the four victims of the coastguard helicopter 116 that crashed off the coast of Mayo in March. A group of friends and colleagues of the late Dara Fitzpatrick, Paul Ormsby, Ciarán Smith…