A CHILD had to be rescued on Sunday afternoon after drifting out to sea in Donegal Bay.
The child was blown out to sea on an inflatable toy. When the alarm was raised, the Rescue 118 helicopter was tasked to the scene.
Before the rescue crew arrived, the young boy had been rescued.
The rescue services have urged the public to take care on the water.
A spokesperson said: “If going out on the water, bring the right equipment and know how to use it. Tell someone or the coastguard when you will be back.