Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

Man airlifted from Croagh Patrick after fall

A man has been airlifted to safety following an accident on Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo.

It's understood he was climbing the holy mountain with a group when he fell and injured himself near the summit.

The man - who is in his 50s and broke several bones - is now being treated in Castlebar hospital.

A former mountain rescue volunteer, who was in the area at the time, came to his aid.

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