Charity Air Ambulance Used 490 Times In First Year

The charity service is based in Cork.

A charity air ambulance was used 490 times nationally in its first year of full service.

The Irish Community Rapid Response Ambulance is based in county Cork and says July was it's busiest month with 59 call-outs.

It has served counties in Munster as well as Offaly, Kildare, Roscommon, Galway, Leitrim, Kilkenny and Wexford.

Shane was crushed by a horse last June and needed to be airlifted to hospital - he says he would've died without the service:

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