Saturday 20 January 2018

Four rescued as boat takes in water off east coast

FOUR fishermen were rescued off the east coast early today when their boat began taking in water.

The alarm was raised a 3.30am and the services of the Kilkeel and Clougherhead lifeboats and the Dublin Coastguard were used.

A pump was put on the 'Martin Paul' and the water was pumped off before the boat was escorted into Kilkeel.

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