Arranmore Lifeboat brings injured trawler man ashore

The Arranmore Lifeboat has carried out its first rescue of 2010. At 6 o'clock this morning, the lifeboat was called out to a French trawler 18 miles west of Arranmore after a crew member on the trawler was injured in an accident.

The crew reached the trawler at 7.20am, and brought the casualty to Burtonport, arriving at 9.30am. The man was then transferred to Letterkenny General Hospital.