Video – Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast

searescuejune2016_largeTwo men were rescued at sea this morning by Castletownbere’s RNLI. Castletownbere’s RNLI all weather lifeboat was launched early this morning to go to the assistance of a fishing vessel which was reported sinking eleven miles south west of Dursey Island on the Beara peninsula. The naval vessel LE Orla and the Coastguard’s Rescue 115 helicopter were also tasked. The lifeboat was on scene at 5:50am and found two fisherman in a liferaft. The men, both in their 40s, were taken aboard the lifeboat and were reported to be safe and well. The lifeboat is due to arrive back to Castletownbere at approximately 8:00am this morning. Video, read the rest here 13:33

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