Dramatic rescue operation at Rock of Dunamase in Laois

Lynda Kiernan

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Lynda Kiernan

Dramatic rescue operation at Rock of Dunamase in Laois

The scene at the Rock of Dunamase in Laois after a walker fell on Sunday October 18

A person was injured in a fall from a height at the Rock of Dunamase in Laois.

This dramatic photo was taken at the scene, with fire crews from Stradbally and Portlaoise, the national ambulance service and the air corps helicopter all attending.

It is understood that a person fell from one of the stone structures at the Rock of Dunamase, and suffered leg injuries. The incident happened early on Sunday morning, October 18.

They were airlifted to Tallaght hospital for treatment. 

The Rock of Dunamase is one of the most famous and visited historic landmarks in Laois. 

Laois Fire & Rescue shared this photograph on Twitter this Monday evening, October 19.