A tourist was swept out to sea while walking with a friend along the West Cork coast at Baltimore. Several members of West Cork Rapid Response, some who are also divers, are actively involved helping search and rescue units in the ongoing search of the coastline over the past few days..
“Despite the efforts of all those searching, the search has been scaled back from a live rescue to a recovery of a body” (Irish Examiner)
Seen here in Irish Examiner photo, Sgt. Mick Shine and Garda Brian Breathnach, both members of the Garda water unit on the pier at Baltimore, West Cork, after spending the day searching for the Scottish student who was washed off the cliffs.