Trawler crew back on land safe and well

Four crew members of a fishing trawler which got in to difficulty off the coast of Donegal yesterday where last night brought ashore safe and well.

The alarm was raised shortly before four yesterday afternoon  after their vessel caught fire off Tory Island.

Arranmore lifeboat and the Coastguard helicopter from Sligo were tasked to the scene.

The fire in the engine room was extinguished and all four crew were able to travel back to Burtonport under tow.