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Man rescued after falling down cliff at golf club

The man was airlifted to hospital.
Dec 27th 2016, 9:56 PM 17,818 3

A MAN HAS been rescued after falling 40 – 50 feet down rocks at a golf club.

The incident occurred at Ardglass Golf Club in Co Down this evening.

Killkeel, Newcastle and Portaferry coastal rescue teams attended the scene.

Kilkeel coastguard said that the man had fallen some 40 – 50 feet down onto the rocks. He was assessed by paramedics at the bottom of the cliff, before being brought to the top of the cliff.

15781711_1446132312071131_6569172444024319636_n Source: Kiilkee Coastguard

He was then reassessed before being transferred to a waiting UK Coastguard helicopter.

He was airlifted to hospital in Belfast.

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