Bundoran RNLI at Murvagh beach
The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat was requested to launch on Monday afternoon to a horse that had bolted into the water off Murvagh beach in south Donegal.
The call was made by lifeguards on duty at the beach to Malin Head Coast Guard just after 5:40pm on Monday (29th June) and the lifeboat was requested to launch.
On arrival at Murvagh the lifeboat crew came across the horse over 1 mile from the shore and gradually coaxed it back to the shore where its owner was waiting.
After almost one hour the horse was eventually reunited with its owner.
Helm Killian O’Kelly speaking on return to the station said “this was another callout with a good outcome. Animals are as prone as people to get in trouble in the water and we were glad to be able to help out on this occasion. Remember if you see someone in difficulty on the coast call 999 or 112 and ask for the Coast Guard.”
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.