Two men get into difficulty following canoeing incident in Killarney

Valentia CoastguardTwo men got into difficulty this morning when their canoe got upturned at Flesk Bridge, Killarney. One man managed to swim to safety and contact Valentia Coast Guard at 10:45 this morning. The other man who is in his early 30’s, was carried down stream. He managed to pull himself ashore near the Killarney Racecourse minutes later. Shannon Helicopter Rescue 115 was tasked however it was immediately stood down before it left the ground.