Killarney woman says ambulance took 50 minutes to respond to emergency call

A Killarney woman is questioning why it took an ambulance around 50 minutes to arrive to a man suffering a suspected heart attack. Ambulance Marie Leen came upon the man who was in distress near College Street in the town last Sunday and rang the emergency services. She said it took the ambulance around 50 minutes to arrive. Radio Kerry News has contacted the Health Service Executive about the incident and is awaiting a response. Marie told Jerry O’Sullivan she was worried the man would die: [audio_player src=””]