Search

25/10/2021

RNLI rescue nine people off coast of Donegal

Small fishing boat got into difficulty off Malin Head

RNLI called into action twice last weekend

Lough Swilly RNLI vessel which was called into action last weekend

Lough Swilly RNLI were called into action twice at the weekend.

On Sunday morning, they received a report that a small fishing vessel with nine people on board had got into difficulty off the coast of Malin Head.

The rescue vessel arrived shortly after 11am and the vessel and all onboard were safely towed to Malin Head pier.

In a separate incident on Saturday night, their All Weather Lifeboat was launched at 8.45pm following reports of a boat drifting not far from Portsalon pier.

RNLI reported that the boat was recovered and towed to safety.

There was nobody onboard but the RNLI was concerned it could have caused an obstruction while drifting down the Swilly.

To continue reading this archived article for FREE,
please just kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.