Search for missing man continues off North Kerry coast

The search for a Chinese national, missing off the North Kerry coast, is continuing today. Helicopter The man went into the water at Kerryhead yesterday afternoon – he’s believed to have been fishing with friends on the cliff-side at the time. Conditions in the area are described are poor due to a large swell. Valentia Coastguard told Radio Kerry News that Shannon Rescue Helicopter 115 arrived at the scene at approximately 9.20am this morning, at which time the search re-commenced. Naval Vessel the LÉ Orla is the operation’s on-scene commander and Fenit Lifeboat is also assisting in the search, with on-shore assistance from Glenderry and Ballybunion Coastguard Units.