Valentia Lifeboat escorts vessel into Dingle Harbour

A fishing vessel has been escorted into Dingle Harbour by Valentia Lifeboat overnight after becoming stuck on the rocks at Blasket Sound. The vessel called for assistance at around 2:45 this morning after running onto the rocks. Valentia Lifeboat was launched and by the time the boat reached the scene the fishing vessel had managed to come off the rocks. The boat which is locally based sailed into harbour escorted by Valentia as a precautionary measure. There were five people on bord the boat at the time none of them were injured.