Five separate incidents in Comeragh Mountains this afternoon

Five casualties were treated in five separate incidents in the Comeraghs in County Waterford this afternoon.

A 50-year-old man was first to be airlifted by Rescue 117 and taken to University Hospital Waterford.

A young woman was the second callout The South East Mountain Rescue Association responded to - she was also airlifted by 117 and brought to hospital.

The mountain rescue team carried a young man with leg injuries off the mountain later in the afternoon as the helicopter was fog bound.

In two more incidents, a woman and man were assisted off the mountain and treated locally.

All five incidents happened in the Coumshingaun area between midday and 6pm.

More in this Section

Two men due in court after Sligo robbery

Eoghan Murphy wants to remain as Housing Minister 'as long as' possible

Bride-to-be who went missing on hen night buried in wedding dress

Man, 30s, due in court after serious assault in Cork


Lifestyle

Seven beauty tricks to update your look for spring

Meet London Fashion Week’s 'pride and joy', Derry-born Jonathan Anderson

Local & fresh: The Currabinny Cooks offer up leek delights

Lindsay Woods: 'I was hinging my transition into functioning, upright, organised, and general pulled-togetherness on the purchase of a dodgy calendar from Tesco'

More From The Irish Examiner