Naval Service Ship Recovers Swimmer Off Lahinch, Co. Clare.

The LE Aisling responded to a request from the Coast Guard this afternoon when a female swimmer got into difficulty off Lahinch Beach, Co. Clare.

The LE Aisling launched a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) at 3.00pm and recovered the swimmer at 3.10pm; she was brought to Liscannor Pier where a Resuscitation Team treated her.

The casualty has been brought to Galway Hospital by Coast Guard helicopter.

Press Release Date: Monday 1st August, 2011

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