At 2am this morning (Wednesday 25th) the Irish Coast Guard emergency operations centre received reports of a car entering the water at Howth Harbour.
The Irish Coast Guard unit from Howth, Howth RNLI inshore lifeboat, Gardai and Dublin Fire Brigade were tasked. Local Gardai were first on scene and located a male in the water, the Gardai successfully rescued him out of the water and brought him to safety. The casualty who had managed to get out of the car before it sunk was cold but otherwise had no serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by Fire Brigade paramedics before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital by Ambulance.