Volunteers with Bundoran RNLI have been praised for their efforts in bringing three people to safety after their boat broke down at sea.
The Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was called to action on Tuesday evening after receiving a report of a boat in difficulty off Mullaghmore Head.
The alert was raised shortly after 9:30pm by Malin Head Coast Guard with both the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat and the Sligo based Rescue 118 helicopter attending the scene.
Launching in calm conditions the lifeboat, with four volunteer crew on board, made its way to the western side of Mullaghmore Head where they took the boat with 3 passengers on board under tow back to Mullaghmore Pier.
Arriving back to Bundoran at 10:45pm, volunteer helm Brian Gillespie said “this was another callout with a good outcome and another example of cooperation with our Irish Coast Guard colleagues on Rescue 118. Thankfully everyone was ok. We would remind anyone along the coast that due to the fine weather there will be a lot more activity on the water and if they see someone in difficulty they should call 999 or 112 and ask for the coast guard.”