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One dead, two found alive in major search operation off West Cork coast

  THE body of a 66-year-old man has been recovered from the water off the West Cork Coast after two other people were rescued  alive as part of a major search and rescue operation. He was named as Douglas Perrin, a retired teacher from Oxfordshire in England who had moved to West Cork three years ago.   The major air and sea search was initiated at 9pm when a Drascombe Lugger,

Three rescued off West Cork coast

THE Baltimore RNLI lifeboats responded to an emergency in the Ballydehob area on Wednesday evening.   The alarm was raised at 17.45 and both the all-weather and inshore lifeboats responded immediately.   A kayaker had reported persons in the water between Horse Island and Audley Cove.

Three rescued from fishing vessel off Union Hall

THREE crewmembers have been rescued from a fishing vessel that got into trouble today (Sunday) off of Union Hall. The Jeanette Roberto, a 42 ft fibreglass hull fishing boat out of Union Hall was returning to harbour in a heavy swell when she lost power. The boat was forced onto rocks and the three crewmen abandoned ship in a life raft.