Family rescued after getting into difficulty on Lough Corrib

Corrib/Mask Search and Rescue on a training exercise. PHOTO: CORRIB/MASK SEARCH AND RESCUE.

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A family of six has been rescued after getting into difficulty on Lough Corrib this afternoon.
Corrib Mask Search and Rescue responded to a distress call shortly before noon after a sailing boat was washed up on rocks off Ashford Bay.
The family contacted the Irish Coast Guard – who in turn requested the support of Corrib Mask Search and Rescue.
It’s understood no-one suffered any injuries during the incident.