9 June 2023

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Clifden RNLI tasked to a medical evacuation from Inishturk North, Co Mayo

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Clifden RNLI tasked to a medical evacuation from Inishturk North, Co Mayo

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A sick child has has been flown to hospital from Inishturk North of the County Mayo coast.

Malin Head Coast Guard called Clifden RNLI to the island to help at around 9 o’clock on Wednesday night.

The Irish Coast Guard’s Sligo-based helicopter Rescue 118 was also sent to assist with the medical evacuation.

Both arrived on scene 40 minutes later and the child was air-lifted to Mayo University Hospital.

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