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Search Resumes For Missing Fisherman Off Wicklow-Wexford Border

17th November 2016
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The missing man went overboard some 6km east of Kilmichael Point The missing man went overboard some 6km east of Kilmichael Point Photo: OpenStreetMap

#Missing - The search was set to resume this morning for a fisherman missing after going overboard from a three-man fishing vessel off the Wicklow-Wexford border yesterday morning (Wednesday 16 November).

As The Irish Times reports, RNLI lifeboats from Rosslare and Wicklow were tasked along with the Waterford-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 and later Rescue 116 from Dublin Airport to the incident some 6km east of Kilmichael Point in Co Wexford.

It's understood that the missing man is in his late 40s or eary 50s, according to BreakingNews.ie.

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