News is breaking that a fishing trawler has sank off Hook Head in the last few hours and rescue services are on the scene.
It is understood that Rescue helicopter 117 has recovered at least one person from the sea. The condition of the person is described as ‘conscious’. Lifeboats from Dunmore East and Kilmore Quay are on the way to the scene. WexfordToday.com is informed that there may be two fishing vessels involved.
It is unknown at this stage how many people were on board the trawler or how far off shore that the incident occurred.