Paraglider injured on Mount Leinster

A paraglider injured near the Nine Stones car park on Mount Leinster on Saturday evening was transferred to hospital by the Air Corps 112 helicopter.

The South East Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA) were called to the scene to assist Gardai and ambulance crews attend an injured paraglider with a suspected back injury after falling near the Nine Stones car park on Mount Leinster Carlow-Wexford border.

The casualty was transferred to the National Ambulance Service and then to a waiting Air Corps helicopter.

In a statement SEMRA concluded; “We wish the casualty well and hopefully he can make a full recovery. Another example of multi-agency working.”

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