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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.

(File Photo)
(File Photo)
Image: RNLI

A KITE SURFER has been rescued off the west coast of Co Cork this afternoon after getting into difficulty.

The Courtmacsherry RNLI lifeboat and local fishing vessels responded to the incident shortly after midday after a member of the public spotted a man in the waters off Courtmacsherry harbour. 

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot. 

The kite surfer did not require medical assistance after being recovered from the water by RNLI rescue crew.

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