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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Farmer airlifted to hospital following incident

Irish Community Rapid Response responded to an emergency call on a farm yesterday (Tuesday, November 17th).

In a brief post on social media last night, it said: “Today, we responded to an emergency call where a farmer had been seriously injured in an isolated rural location. We brought the patient to hospital for trauma care.”

“Nobody starts their day expecting to need us, but our crew are committed to providing timely and effective emergency care. It’s a frontline service that needs your support.”

That’s Farming has contacted Irish Community Rapid Response to request a statement and at the time of writing, is awaiting a response.

Providing care since 2008

Irish Community Rapid Response says it is committed to providing safe, effective, and timely emergency medical care to those seriously ill or injured in Ireland through the provision of a network of volunteer doctors, rapid response vehicles and air ambulance.

Irish Community Rapid Response was established in 2008 to deliver professional pre-hospital care directly to the site of medical emergencies throughout Ireland.

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