Seven fishermen have been airlifted to safety this evening by the Irish Coast Guard after their stricken trawler began taking in water in heavy seas off West Cork. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A trawler at the centre of a major rescue operation has sunk hours after her crew were winched to safety by an Irish Coast Guard helicopter in stormy (...)

Rescue 115 offered to airlift crew members off a stricken vessel off the Co Cork coast. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A major rescue operation was set to resume at first light on Saturday when a Naval Service ship will attempt to get a towline to a stricken trawler, w(...)