Passenger rescued after cruiser runs aground at Lough Derg

Coast Guard resources have been deployed
Coast Guard resources have been deployed

A passenger has been rescued after a 30ft cruiser ran aground at Lough Derg.

It happened at about 10.25am south of Portumna.

Lough Derg RNLI said the casualty vessel had been located at Gortmore Point and the person on board was unharmed but distressed.

The cruiser had to be towed off the rocks into safe water and was accompanied by a Lifeboat to Dromineer harbour.