Valentia Coastguard report fishing boat in difficulty being towed to Castletownbere

Valentia Coastguard is coordinating assistance for a fishing vessel in difficulty about 40 miles off the coast of the Blasket Islands. fishing trawler The British registered boat with a Spanish crew is being towed by a commercial tug after it broke down in recent hours. It’s now being towed to Castletownbere in order to ascertain what repairs are needed.