The coast guard and mountain rescue services were in action yesterday following incidents in scenic areas of Donegal.
A person was hospitalised on Saturday afternoon after getting into difficulty in the water at Silver Strand beach in Malinbeg, South Donegal.
Rescue 118 helicopter was tasked to the scene along with Killybegs Coast Guard and an ambulance.
The casualty was transported onboard the helicopter and was then airlifted to Sligo for treatment. The condition of the person is not known.
On their return to base, the Killybegs Coast Guard was tasked to the secret waterfall at Largy to a person who had been caught out by the incoming tide. The person was eventually able to safely make their way back to the car park.
Earlier yesterday, at 12.41pm, Donegal Mountain Rescue volunteers were tasked to Glenveagh National Park to assist an injured walker. The team meet the walker at their location and treated them at the scene. The walker’s injuries were not serious, and they were then transported home. This rescue took approx two hours.