The Coast Guard says there is little doubt that the quick actions of a member of the public saved the lives of two men who fell from a boat in Greencastle last evening.
The Greencastle Coast Guard boat and shoreline team and Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 were tasked to the two men in the water in Lough Foyle.
The two Latvivians, who fell from an overturned boat, were recovered from the water at 8pm
Both were hypothermic but otherwise well – neither person was wearing a lifejacket.
Kevin was out walking his dog when he noticed the boat in difficulty – he spoke earlier on the ‘Shaun Doherty Show’:
Darragh O’Malley is the Malin Head Coastguard Station Officer – he says their is little doubt than Kevin saved the men’s lives: