Coast Guard airlift man from top of Blarney Castle

A man has been airlifted from the top of Blarney Castle in Co. Cork during a dramatic rescue operation in the past hour.

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter winched the man from the ramparts following his collapse.

The fire services, Blarney Castle staff and community first responders were on the scene and rendered first aid to the man.

There are no details as yet on the man’s condition.

By Eoin English
Irish Examiner Reporter

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