Four people rescued as boat gets into difficulty off Killybegs coast

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Four people have been rescued off the coast of Killybegs after their boat got into difficulty six miles from shore.

The Arranmore lifeboat was tasked to the scene at 7am this morning and assisted by using a tow rope to bring the boat and all on board safely to Killybegs Harbour.

It’s understood the vessel had been on its way to Killybegs from Greencastle.

Arranmore RNLI spokesperson Nora Flanagan has been outlining what happened: