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Rescue For Girl Swept Out To Sea In Donegal

24th July 2017
Rescue For Girl Swept Out To Sea In Donegal

#Rescue - Malin Head Coast Guard has issued a warning over changing tides after a series of rescues off the Donegal coast yesterday (Sunday 23 July).

The most serious of these involved a six-year-old girl whose inflatable was swept out to sea at Gweedore, as Independent.ie reports.

The Irish Coast Guard’s Sligo-based helicopter Rescue 118 was quickly dispatched to bring the girl to safety.

Coastguard officials have blamed the changing tide combined with high winds for conditions that also saw three kayakers require assistance in two separate incidents.

Last week Bundoran RNLI gave their own warning over rip currents after a group of GAA players were pulled out to sea.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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