Search operation launched for missing fisherman in Cork

A search operation has been launched after a fisherman failed to return to port in west Cork this evening.

10/10/2019 01:43:00

A search operation has been launched after a lone fisherman failed to return to port in west Cork this evening

A search operation has been launched after a fisherman failed to return to port in west Cork this evening.

The Valentia Coastguard was alerted after the man failed to arrive as scheduled at 6 o'clock.A search operation was launched and is understood to be focused on the Dunmanus Bay area.The Rescue 115 helicopter is at the scene, and is being assisted by the Castletownbere and Baltimore lifeboats, and the LÉ William Butler Yeats Irish Naval vessel.

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LÉ William Butler #Yeats #P63 has been tasked by @IrishCoastGuard as On Scene Coordinator (OSC) for #SAR Operations currently underway in Dunmanus Bay Co. Cork. pic.twitter.com/wxNBIwA9Rk— Irish Naval Service (@naval_service) October 9, 2019 A number of local fishing boats are also assisting.

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Siobhan_ODowd Is that the SAR helicopter flying over head just now I wonder?

Body of missing Cork woman found after searchFrankie Devlin from Midleton, Co Cork was last seen on CCTV footage at 10.45pm on Saturday evening. At dheis De go raibh a h'anam!/May her soul rest on the right hand side of God!

Major air and sea search launched for missing fisherman in Cork - Independent.ieA MAJOR air and sea search was launched after a lobster fisherman failed to return to port in west Cork. Just terrible, straight after searching for that poor lady in Cork. Praying fisherman found safe God be with you. Spent 10 years at sea myself - 7 in the North Sea.

Son of missing Cork woman wants her back 'come what may'Frankie Devlin's son Killian says that his mother was dressed for an evening out and would have looked out of place if she ended up walking on the beach or in the surrounding areas.