Seven divers rescued off Clare coast

Seven divers have been rescued after they went missing off the coast of Co. Clare.

The alarm was raised just after 1pm this afternoon when the divers failed to surface at the designated time.

A major search operation was launched involving the Kilkee Marine Rescue Service, the coastguard helicopter and the Aer Corps.

The divers were located a short time later - one is suffering from hypothermia, but the others are in good health.

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