Children Rescued By Sligo Coastguard

A group of children, aged between nine and 12, have been rescued by the Sligo Coastguard after their boats were caught in a swell this afternoon.

The children, who were on a sailing course in Sligo Bay, were in five sailing dinghies at the time.

Two of the boats overturned, however one of the boats made it to shore.

Sligo Yacht Club instructors were commended for their assistance by the Sligo Coastguards.

None of the children were injured in the incident.


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