Rescuers resume operation for three missing off Cork coast

Three people are missing off the West Cork coast after their sailing vessel failed to return to shore last night.

The alarm was raised after the boat did not arrive back into Schull as expected at around 7pm.

The Irish Coast Guard launched a full search and rescue operation which is set to resume this morning.

Operations Manager Declan Geoghegan, says weather conditions in the area were good last night, and the three people aboard are experienced at sea.

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