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Man rescued from Liffey by Emergency services

Man rescued from Liffey by Emergency services

A man was rushed to hospital after being pulled out of the River Liffey by Dublin Fire Brigade services this afternoon.

The man was pulled from the water by members of Dublin Fire Brigade at the Burgh Quay end of the River Liffey just after 4.45pm this afternoon.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said it appeared that the man slipped into the river at the Bachelor's Walk end of the river.

Burgh Quay was closed temporarily as three fire tenders, a rescue tender, a ladder from Tara Street Fire Station, a Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance, and the district fire officer attended the scene.

The man was removed from the water and rushed to hospital.

His condition is not yet known