This morning (Saturday) at 5am the Irish Coast Guard received a 999 call from a male on the cliffs at Howth. The male was requiring assistance but unsure of his exact location.
The Coast Guard unit at Howth were tasked, after a short search a semi conscious male was located in a precarious position on the cliff edge. He was quickly recovered to a safer location and treated by a Paramedic from the unit.
A stretcher party transferred the casualty to Balscadden car park where he was handed over to paramedics from Dublin Fire Brigade and the HSE. Gardai were also in attendance.