Northern Ireland

Children rescued after getting into difficulties in Donegal

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Image caption Some of the children were airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital

A number of children have been rescued from the sea off County Donegal.

They got into difficulties while swimming at Loughros Point on Thursday afternoon. All of the children were taken ashore.

The coastguard helicopter based in Sligo and lifeboats from Bunbeg and Killybegs were involved in the rescue operation.

Some children have been airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital.