Two people have died after their boat capsized off Malin Head in Co. Donegal.
A 16-year-old boy and a man in his 60s lost their lives after getting into difficulty yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were alerted to an incident in the water off Malin Head just after 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon.
3 people onboard a boat had gotten into difficulty a short distance from the shore.
A rescue operation was launched by the Coast Guard and 3 people were rescued from the water.
A man in his 60’s, believed to be from Donegal, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital.
Ttwo others were taken from the water and brought to Altnagalvin Hospital in Derry.
A 16-year-old boy, who’s thought to be from Derry, later passed away.
While a man in his 50’s is still being treated in hospital.
Martin McDermott is a local Fianna Fail Cllr and he’s been speaking to Ocean FM News: