Man rescued after getting into difficulty at Creevey Pier

A man had to be rescued off Creevey Pier in Ballyshannon yesterday after it was reported that a man was seen in the water.

The casualty had been thrown from his boat when the steering wheel broke.

He was spotted by two local fishermen who raised the alarm with the coastguard and then the Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was tasked to the scene.

Speaking after the rescue, Colm Hamrogue, Press Officer for Bundoran Lifeboat says the man had a very lucky escape.

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