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Boating couple rescued on Lough Ree

A major search on Lough Ree Monday morning successfully located two people whose cruiser had run aground.

The Emergency Services received a distress call shortly after 1am Monday morning that a boat had got into difficulty.

The Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat and Rescue 118 from Sligo assisted in the search.

The couple were found unharmed shortly after 4am on the Rindoon Roscommon side of the lake.

They were brought ashore at Hodson Bay.

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