August 14, 2020

Irish women saved clinging to lobster pot after 15 hours at sea

Dublin (AFP) – Two cousins who were blown out to sea ¬†paddle boarding off Ireland’s west coast were found clinging to a buoy on a lobster pot after a 15-hour ordeal, media reports said.The Irish Coast Guard said the women aged 17 and 23 were rescued on Thursday after being reported missing the previous evening, prompting an overnight air and sea search of Galway Bay.They survived heavy rain and strong winds without wetsuits, although they were wearing buoyancy aids, Barry Heskin from the RNLI lifeboat service told public broadcaster RTE.A local fisherman eventually tracked down the pair 27 kil…

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