#BREAKING Search and Rescue operation underway in Limerick

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement NewsBreaking news#BREAKING Search and Rescue operation underway in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – February 5, 2018 5942 Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Previous articleFamous American attorney to lecture at ULNext articleSciFest 2018 launches for second level students in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print WhatsApp TAGSAbbey RiverIrish Coast GuardlimerickLimerick City Fire and RescueLimerick Marine Search and Rescuerescuerescue 115Shannon river Twitter The multi agency rescue operation is underway in Limerick this Monday A MAJOR multi agency search and rescue operation is underway in Limerick this lunchtime after a man was seen entering the Abbey River.The alarm was raised at around 1.45pm when the man was seen entering the water near Georges Quay.Due to the strong flow of water at the Curragower Boat Club, the man was quickly swept downstream and responding emergency services were informed of a confirmed sighting down from Sarsfield Bridge.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Four units from Limerick City Fire and Rescue, along with the rescue boat Fireswift, crews from the Limerick Marine Search and Rescue and Rescue 115, the Shannon based Irish Coast Guard Helicopter all attended the scene and co-ordinated searches for the male.Water searches, aided by the Irish Coast Guard Helicopter, will continue and it is expected that the volunteer group Limerick Marine Search and Rescue will carry out underwater dives in the next stage of the operation.More to follow.See more Limerick news here WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img


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