The male swimmer who was reported missing in Dublin Bay has been recovered from the waters near Dalkey Island by members of the Garda Water Unit. He was transferred to the Coast Guard helicopter and air-lifted to Tallaght Hospital.
His condition is not yet known. The alarm was raised at around shortly after 11am by the man’s friend who was with him at the time. A spokeswoman for Tallaght Hospital said the swimmer was currently receiving treatment and was being assessed by medical staff.