Seafarers asked to remain vigilant in Rescue 116 search

The Marine Institute's ROV submarine carried out its last dive off Blackrock island today, and has left Blacksod bay on board the Irish Lights vessel the Granuaile.

However Gardai say their Water Unit will conduct more dives on the crash site for Rescue 116 when weather allows.

Coast Guard and Civil Defence volunteers have also been requested to continue with targeted searches of coastal areas and monitoring of "specific areas of interest".

The search co-ordinators say they're still hopeful that missing crewmen Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith will be found.

Gerard O'Flynn from the Coastguard is reminding all vessels in the area to stay vigilant: