LE Ciara to join search in west Kerry

Search for missing man in West Kerry continuing - The search for a missing man in West Kerry is continuing. People arrived too help Members of the Dingle Coast Guard pictured at the rescue incident unit set up on location by the sea .Valentia Coast Guard was notified at 8 o’clock this morning that a man in his fifties was missing off the coast between Dunmore Head and Coumeenole Beach.The Shannon rescue helicopter was involved in the search, but has returned to base for refuelling.The Valentia Coast Guard lifeboat and the Dingle Coast Guard unit are still searching the area, Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/Mail : [email protected] Web Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie ALL IMAGES ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT ©

The naval vessel the LE Ciara will join the search for a missing man in west Kerry this afternoon.

It’s feared that John Cunningham, who’s in his fifties, may have been swept into sea while checking lobster pots.

Garda and naval divers will search the area between Dunmore Head and Coumeenole Beach.this afternoon along with the Dingle Coastguard Unit.

Yesterday, the Coastguard Helicopter 117 from Waterford and drones were used for an extensive air search.

The operation is being coordinated by Valentia Coastguard.