Search widens off Tullan Strand in Bundoran for missing swimmer

 

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A major search operation is continuing this afternoon, for a swimmer who got into trouble off the County Donegal coast yesterday.

The man - who is a member of the Defence Forces - got into difficulty off Tullan Strand in Bundoran yesterday evening.

The Malin Head Coast guard is co-coordinating the rescue effort while around 100 members of the Defence Forces are also assisting in the search operation.

Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer with Bundoran RNLI, Shane Smyth, says the search area has expanded: