Swimmer safe after Ardamine scare

By Dan Walsh

A swimmer who got into difficulties off Ardamine beach yesterday (Sunday) is safe and well.

COAST GUARD RESCUE HELICOPTER 117

Courtown/Arklow Coast Guard Unit, Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 117 from Waterford and the Lifeboat responded to a 999 call for a swimmer in difficulty off Ardamine beach at 5.32pm, The swimmer was quickly located and was able to make their way back to shore where the decision was made to have her assessed by ambulance paramedics and the Gardaí.

Once assessed and everything was fine the Coast Guard crew were stood down.

Remember if you see someone in difficulty on or near the water dial 999/112 and ask for the Coast Guard.

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