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RNLI training helps save heart-attack victim

THREE days after he completed a two-week Kilrush RNLI Casualty Care course, Cooraclare man, Martin O’Gorman, used his life-saving skills to help a man struck down by a heart attack in Kilkee. The man is now recovering at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital. Limerick. He suffered the heart attack near the Waterfront in Kilkee last Sunday afternoon. At the time, Mr O’Gorman was in the Diamond Rocks Café in the West End. He was waiting for his partner, Andrea, to collect him. She had spotted the man on the ground and quickly collected Martin, bringing him to where the man was being tended to by his wife and another woman.  “The woman was trying CPR but she was really exhausted by the time I got to her. I identified myself as a first aider and asked her could I help. She said ‘thank God’ and she basically fell over. The poor woman was very upset and his wife was very upset …

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