AN 80-year-old woman was rescued from the sea in Youghal yesterday morning after she got into difficulty.
It is understood that the lady in question was spotted in the water at a beach close to Green Park.
The crew of a small boat spotted the woman in distress and immediately alerted the emergency services.
A number of units from the Fire Bridage, the Gardaí, the National Ambulance and Youghal RNLI all arrived on the scene.
The woman was taken to Cork University Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.