At 10pm last night (Saturday) the Irish Coast Guard emergency operations centre received a call from Gardai concerning a person in the water in Howth Harbour.
The Irish Coast Guard team from Howth and Howth RNLI Lifeboat were tasked. A Garda unit was already on scene with a male who climbed down rocks and was waist deep in water. A Coast Guard unit arrived on the scene quickly and assisted Gardai with getting the man safely back to the shoreline.
The man was then taken by ambulance to hospital with minor injuries.
Following the incident the team were then tasked to a missing person in the Howth area, following a one hour search the incident was resolved by Gardai.