#rnli – Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was launched yesterday afternoon to assist in the search for a vessel which failed to return at its appointed time. The search was centred around the Streedagh area of County Sligo. Sligo Bay lifeboat was also launched to assist in the search in poor visibility conditions as were Killybegs coast Guard and the Sligo based Rescue 118 Helicopter.
Following a search of around 25 minutes, the overdue vessel was found grounded near Milk Harbour. The boat owner was airlifted to Sligo General Hospital and his condition is unknown.