Northern Ireland

Larne lifeboat rescues fishermen from rocks at Portmuck

Three fishermen who were stranded on rocks in County Antrim in the early hours of Sunday morning have been rescued.

Following an emergency call at about 0040 BST, the Larne inshore lifeboat was launched to rescue the men from rocks close to Portmuck harbour.

The men were taken on board and transferred to Portmuck.

A spokesperson for the coastguard said that the men were not injured and no ambulance was required.

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