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Valentia Coastguard is this morning helping coordinate assistance for what is described as a “factory ship” fishing vessel.

Valentia Coastguard

The vessel has broken down 165 miles south-west of Mizen Head.

Valentia Coastguard also assisted in the medivac of a man who had taken ill from a Dutch fishing vessel 150 miles off the Irish coast yesterday evening.

The man is currently being treated in University Hospital Limerick.