#BREAKING Student kayakers aid Limerick river rescue

first_imgNo vaccines in Limerick yet WhatsApp Advertisement Twitter Print Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Email NewsBreaking news#BREAKING Student kayakers aid Limerick river rescueBy Staff Reporter – April 6, 2017 798 Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Fireswift, The Limerick City Fire and Rescue boatSTUDENT kayakers with local adventure company Nevsail, assisted in the rescue of a man who had entered the Abbey River in Limerick this Thursday lunchtime.The alarm was raised shortly after 1:30pm when a a man, believed to be aged in his 30s entered the Abbey River behind Sarsfield House in Limerick city.Nevsail, a Limerick owned and based sailing, kayaking and adventure company, were operating kayaking lessons at the time when one of their instructors managed to grab the man and pull him to the riverside.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Assisted by others, the Nevsail instructors held on to the man and supported him until emergency response crews arrived on scene.Limerick City and County Fire and Rescue Service were alerted as were Limerick Marine Search and Rescue before Swift Water Rescue Technicians from the fire service pulled the man to safety and brought him to the slipway at Curragower Boat Club.There, emergency medical technicians with the National Ambulance service, treated the man at the scene before he was brought to University Hospital Limerick where his physical conditions is said to be stable.center_img Previous articleRingleader in attack on pizza delivery man jailedNext articleLimerick company competes in All Ireland All Star Business Awards Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Linkedin Facebook TAGSfeaturedLimerick City Fire and RescueLimerick Marine Search and Rescuerescue First Irish death from Coronavirus last_img