Northern Ireland

Man rescued by helicopter in Mourne Mountains

Mourne Mountains
Image caption The man was rescued from the Mourne Mountains

A man in his 50s has been rescued by the police helicopter from the Mourne Mountains after becoming unwell while walking there.

Shortly before 1445 BST, it was reported that the man was stranded on Slieve Lamagan outside Annalong.

He was located by the police helicopter and taken to a waiting ambulance to be transferred to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry.

He was discharged later on Saturday afternoon.