Elderly man found on ground in freezing conditions by off-duty nurses

By Mary Dennehy

A MAN in his eighties was found lying on the ground in last night’s freezing conditions by two off-duty nurses.

Shortly after midnight, the nurses came across the elderly man at the Templeogue-side of Tymon Park.


Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade 

According to Dublin Fire Brigade, the ground temperature was -4 degrees when firefighters from Dolphins Barn arrived at the scene.

The man was brought to Tallaght University Hospital as a precaution.

Dublin Fire Brigade has reminded people to check on vulnerable neighbours during the cold snap.

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