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Circus artist injured after trapeze fall.

Byline: STEPEHN MAGUIRE

A NUMBER of people were hurt after a circus performer fell through a safety net at a circus.

The incident happened during the evening performance of Tom Duffy's Circus in Donegal town on Tuesday night.

A trapeze artist fell through the net, landing on audience members below.

The performer, as well as at least one other person, was injured.

Those injured were taken to Sligo University Hospital.

The circus performer is understood to not be seriously hurt.

A witness said: "He didn't appear too badly hurt as he waved to the crowd as he was being stretchered away."

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THRILL Duffy's performers

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 19, 2018
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