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Derry man thanks emergency services who rescued him in Tralee Bay

Aug 25, 2021 13:08 By radiokerrynews
Derry man thanks emergency services who rescued him in Tralee Bay Derry man thanks emergency services who rescued him in Tralee Bay
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A 24-year-old man from Derry has thanked emergency services after he was rescued from Tralee Bay.

Ruairí McSorley, from the village of Park, was reported missing at 10:15am on Sunday when a dog walker came across his clothes on the beach near Castlegregory.

He was found by Fenit RNLI 12 hours later four kilometres from the shore, surrounded by a pod of dolphins.

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Following his release from University Hospital Kerry, Mr McSorley, told the Irish Independent, the rescue services were incredible people who were very professional and slick.

Mr McSorley, who became a star of a viral video about frostbite during a cold snap in Northern Ireland in 2015, insisted he was none the worse for his experience.

 

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