Search underway off Kerry coast for missing fisherman

A major search has been launched after a fisherman went into the sea at Kerryhead off the north Kerry coast this afternoon. Shannon Helicopter The Chinese man is understood to have gone into the water at about five to three. Valentia Coastguard, Shannon Rescue 115 and the naval vessel the LÉ Orla as well as a number of other search and rescue teams are taking part in the operation. At this stage it’s not known how the man who’s Chinese  came to enter the water.   +++