Lunchtime callout for Wicklow RNLI

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Wicklow all-weather lifeboat launched shortly after 12.20pm Friday, November 29 to go to the assistance of a fishing vessel.

The lifeboat crew located a vessel drifting nine miles south-east of Wicklow Head shortly after 1pm. The fishing boat with four crew had suffered engine failure and was unable to return to port.

The volunteer crew quickly established a towline and the fishing vessel was  taken back to Wicklow Harbour.  It was brought alongside the East Pier just before 3pm.

The crew on the call-out were Coxswain Nick Keogh, mechanic Brendan Copeland, Ciaran Doyle, Brendan Kavanagh, Carol Flahive, Dean Mulvihill and Graham Fitzgerald.

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