Ireland Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal

12:50  11 august  2017
12:50  11 august  2017 Source:   thejournal.ie

Man rescued by RNLI crew after drifting out to sea in toy dinghy

  Man rescued by RNLI crew after drifting out to sea in toy dinghy The man was plucked from the ocean a mile off shore near Teesside Wind Farm.The RNLI said if the alarm had not been raised they could have been recovering a dead body from the sea off Redcar.

Rescue helicopter 118 and the Killala Coast Guard also assisted in the rescue .

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File photo. Rescue 118 was on the scene within 15 minutes of the 999 call. © Chris Radburn PA Images File photo. Rescue 118 was on the scene within 15 minutes of the 999 call. A MAN WAS rescued from Lough Conn in Mayo yesterday evening, after two children raised the alarm nearly three hours after he had set off.

A Coast Guard spokesperson told TheJournal.ie that the man had initially departed from Massbrook at 6pm, and that a 999 call was received at 8.31pm.

They said that two children who were with the man made it back to shore further northeast at Knockmore and raised the alarm.

Rescue helicopter 118 was tasked to attend the scene from Sligo, and reached the scene within 15 minutes, as was the Killala Coast Guard.

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Located at La Brea in southwest Trinidad, the Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. Known to many as the 8th wonder of the world, the Legend has it the lake swallowed an entire tribe after they ate humming birds which were believed were the souls of their departed ancestors.

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At the same time a number of local boats, including the Foxford Search and Rescue Unit, were assisting and managed to locate the man a short time after the alarm was raised.

He was brought to safety, and taken to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar where his condition is not described as serious.

The man set out from Massbrook but the alarm was raised by the children at Knockmore. © Google Maps The man set out from Massbrook but the alarm was raised by the children at Knockmore.

“It was a good result,” the spokesperson added.

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