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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 22 September, 2019

Jogger saved by bystander after suffering heart attack in Dublin park

The incident happened in the Marlay Park in south Dublin this morning.

A JOGGER WHO suffered a heart attack this morning is recovering in hospital after a quick-thinking bystander performed CPR.

The runner was in south Dublin’s Marlay Park when they collapsed. Luckily, CPR was given and an advanced paramedic was able to use a defibrillator when they arrived shortly afterwards.

The bystander was able to give the emergency services their location while CPR was being performed.

Dublin Fire Brigade has urged more people to learn the life-saving treatment in 2017 following the incident.

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