Search for missing crewmen to extend to Donegal Bay again this weekend

The search for two missing crewmen of Rescue 116 will extend into Donegal Bay again this weekend.

The coastguard is hoping the local fishermen will volunteer to help out in the search as it extends north again as conditions are expected to improve again in the coming days.

They are being supported by the Air Corps today as they continue the search off the Mayo coast for the missing crewmen Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby.

Shoreline searches are also taking place later while under-water operations will resume tomorrow near the lighthouse.

Irish Coastguard spokesman Declan Geoghegan explains where they’ll be looking over the coming days: