Man (45) rescued from water in Cork after getting into difficulty

Man had been swimming at Ballincollig Regional Park

Man (45) rescued from water in Cork after getting into difficulty

Cork University Hospital | Image: HSE

A 45-year-old man has been hospitalised after getting into difficulty in water in Cork. 

The man was swimming at Ballincollig Regional Park at around 7pm when he vanished beneath the surface.

He was found unconscious 15 minutes later.

Emergency services were alerted and the man was rushed by ambulance to Cork University Hospital, where he is thought to be in serious condition.