Five men have lucky escape in Killybegs boat accident

Five men had a lucky escape yesterday in Killybegs when their speedboat got into difficulty.

The five foreign nationals have a number of local fishermen to thank for saving their lives according to a spokesperson for Malin Head Coastguard.

The men had no life jackets, flairs and their vessel wasn't to the specified standard.

Speaking to Greg Hughes on todays Shaun Doherty Show, Ian Scott from Malin Head Cosatguard says a tragedy was averted yesterday:

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