Search continues for 5th day for missing swimmer

bundoran rnliThe search for a man missing off the Donegal coast is entering its fifth day.

The 28 year old man got into difficulty while swimming in the sea off Tullan Strand, near Bundoran on Tuesday evening.

The Malin Head Coastguard is co-ordinating the operation which involves the Air Corps, the Sligo 118 Rescue Helicopter, the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat and 120 members of the Defence Force

The 28 year old man is understood to be a member of the Defence Forces himself.

Shane Smyth from Bundoran RNLI expects the search to heighten today with more personnel available.