Cattle saved from river near Cork city after four-hour rescue operation

Cattle saved from river near Cork city after four-hour rescue operation
It’s understood that the animals got stuck in the water on a riverbank near The Angler’s Pub. Source: Cork City Fire Brigade.

A number of cattle have been rescued after they got into difficulty in water in the Carrigrohane area.

It’s understood that the animals got stuck in the water on a riverbank near The Angler’s Pub.

Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the incident just before 4pm, and spent more than four hours at the scene.

Three fire service appliances - two from the headquarters at Anglesea Street and one from Ballincollig attended the animal rescue incident.

They returned to their bases at approximately 8:30pm.

Around 10 cattle were safely rescued from the water.

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