Injured woman airlifted from Tory Island

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A WOMAN in her late sixties had to be airlifted from Tory Island on Sunday night after she fell and injured her shoulder.

Just after 9 pm the Coastguard at Malin Head got a call from NowDoc requesting a medical evacuation from the island.

The woman, who is a an islander was airlifted by the Coastguard helicopter from Sligo and landed at Letterkenny General Hospital around 10.45 pm.

Her condition was reported as not serious.

Many families are threatening to leave island due to fears about new ferry service which is scheduled to start...

The fire equipment on Tory is stored in a sheep trailer that has been modified with shelves and hooks...

The helicopter service, funded by Roinn na Gaeltachta, is a great addition to the island and its people


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