Three adults and child rescued from sinking boat in Irish Sea
A child and three adults have been rescued from a sinking pleasure boat in the Irish sea.
Belfast Coastguard said it received a call at 1.10am to say that a boat was in trouble between Northern Ireland and the isle of Man.
A fishing boat from Kilkeel, County Down, was the first on the scene and stood-by until until rescue helicopters from the Navy and Prestwick Coastguard arrived.
A Belfast Coastguard spokesman said there were four people on board.
The vessel was escorted to Peel on The Isle of Man.