Spanish Fisherman is rescued off Dingle Bay

A Spanish Fisherman is in a stable condition at Kerry General Hospital after being medically evacuated from a trawler in the early hours of this morning. The man suffered a broken leg and attempts to rescue him yesterday afternoon were hampered by bad weather conditions. He was on board a 32 metre vessel which made its way into Dingle Bay yesterday. When it reached the shelter of the bay at around half past one this morning, Valentia Lifeboat was there meet it. The fisherman removed onto the lifeboat and transferred to a waiting ambulance at renard, from where he was transferred to Kerry General Hospital.