Search resumes in Galway Bay after boat found with no-one on board

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A search is underway in Galway Bay for a missing fisherman.
The alarm was raised last evening (22/11) when a fishing boat departed from the Docks around 3p.m but did not return.
One man was on board at the time and it’s understood he was checking on lobster pots.
Aran Lifeboat was dispatched to the area and recovered the boat which had been anchored about a mile west of Blackrock, but no-one was on board.
The Coastguard helicopter from Sligo and Doolin and lifeboat crews from Galway and the Aran Islands are now searching the area where the boat was found.