Fisherman winched from boat in Galway Bay

Rescue 118

A fisherman aboard a boat off the west coast has been taken to hospital in Galway.
The 30-year old foreign national complained of abdominal difficulty around 10 o’ clock this morning.
The doctor based on the Aran Islands alerted the coastguard, which dispatched the Rescue 118 helicopter to the scene, about 20 miles west of Hags Head.
The fisherman was winched onto the helicopter from the ‘Arkh Angel’ fishing trawler around noon.
He was taken to University Hospital Galway for treatment.