The woman who is in her 50’s was believed to be fishing when she was swept off the rocks in Fanore, County Clare.
Valentia Coast Guard were contacted at 8:45 this morning by local fisherman.
Shannon Helicopter Rescue 115 and the Doolin Coast Guard were involved in the search.
The woman has since been found and has been airlifted to University Hospital Galway within the last hour.
Her condition is unknown at this time.