Search resuming for diver missing off Donegal coast

The Coast Guard, RNLI and local vessels were involved in the search yesterday

Search resuming for diver missing off Donegal coast

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A search is resuming this morning for a diver missing off the Donegal coast.

The Coast Guard was alerted yesterday afternoon, and launched a search operation along with the Lough Swilly RNLI lifeboat.

According to the RNLI, the search is taking place around 17 miles north of Fanad.

The Coast Guard's Rescue 118 helicopter was involved in the operation yesterday, while local vessels have also been helping in the search.

Gerard O'Flynn is with the Irish Coast Guard, and he explained that a full-scale search was due to resume this morning: