Snorkeler rescued in Mulroy Bay after getting into difficulty

DIGITAL IMAGEA snorkeler had a lucky escape yesterday after he got into difficulty in Mulroy Bay.

A woman contacted the coastguard after her husband who was snorkeling in the bay disappeared from view. The Mulroy coastguard and 118 helicopter where then tasked immediately.

The Mulroy team quickly located the snorkeler stranded on a sandbank. The casualty was then brought safely back to shore.

Michelle Hay is spokesperson for Mulroy Coastguard: