Killybegs Coastguard launch full search and rescue operation following initial reports of missing fisherman



Killybegs Coastguard launched a full search and rescue operation this morning following initial reports of a missing fisherman.

The man, believed to be Spanish had not returned to his vessel at Killybegs harbour since 3am, sparking concern and the alarm was raised at 10.30am this morning.

Two rescue boats along with the Sligo 118 helicopter were launched however the man turned up at his vessel at 1.30 this afternoon and the search was called off.

Derek McCabe from Killybegs Coastguard has been outlining what happened: