Fishermen hailed as heroes after rescuing six people

More details have been emerging of the rescue of six people from the water off Portnablagh yesterday afternoon.

Malin Head Coastguard issued an urgent Mayday call after their vessel sank while an emergency call was being made.

That call was heard by Sam Burgess and his brother Richard, who got the six people out of the water. Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show this morning, Sam Burgess confirmed he has been trained in man overboard techniques, while his brother is a member of the RNLI.

He outlined what happened after he heard the call..............

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