Killybegs Coast Guard are reporting that they were tasked this evening by Malin Head Coast Guard to the Kilcar Gaa pitch in Towney to set up a landing area and transfer a casualty from a HSE ambulance.

They have wished the casualty a speedy recovery.

It is understood that the man taken by helicopter to hospital was a mentor with the local Kilcar GAA club.

The photo from the Coast Guard Facebook page shows the helicopter at the pitch.

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