Members of the Coast Guard Cliff Rescue members from Howth station quickly arrived on scene and observed a male teenager screaming for help and stuck 20 feet from the top in a very precarious position with a risk of a further fall very likely, a rope was lowered to secure him to his position until the arrival of the Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 116. The Helicopter Winch Man managed to quickly rescue the casualty and take him on board the helicopter with minor injuries.
At the same time it was realised the second casualty had fallen 150 feet down the cliffs to the beach below. Coast Guard medics attended the 2nd casualty and stabilised him. A HSE Advanced Paramedic was then lowered by the Coast Guard team to the casualty below to provide advanced life support. The second casualty was then taken into the Coast Guard Helicopter and brought to Tallaght Hospital for treatment. We wish both casualties well in their recovery.