first_imgA 19-year-old kayaker has been treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the water at Lough Swilly today.Two lifeboats and the Sligo rescue helicopter were launched after the man got into difficulty while taking part in a kayak race this afternoon.The man spent two hours in the water before being taken ashore at Rathmullan Pier. An eye-witness told donegaldaily.com: “The conditions were dreadful all day with high winds and lots of heavy downpours.“There was a real worry after the teenager got into difficulty. The conditions didn’t help.”The 19-year-old was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital where he was treated for hypothermia.He did not suffer any other injuries. A source said: “Hopefully he will make a full recovery and should be able to go home later or tomorrow.”DONEGALDAILY.COM – FIRST AGAIN WITH ALL THE NEWS ACROSS DONEGALBREAKING NEWS: CANOE MAN RESCUED FROM LOUGH SWILLY was last modified: October 22nd, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Lough SwillyRathmullanrescuelast_img read more

first_imgBY ADAM RORY PORTERTHEY’VE done it again – the Northern Lights made a spectacular return to the skies of County Donegal in the early hours of this morning.And he’s done it again – photographer Adam Rory Porter was up in the middle of the night to capture these sensational images.The good news is that if there is any sign of a clear night tonight the Northern Lights are expected to be even more spectacular. “It was superb,” said Adam Rory.“The Aurora Borealis returned to the skies near Buncrana We’re due an even bigger display over the next 24 hours,” he added.STUNNING! THE SPECTACULAR NORTHERN LIGHTS RETURN TO DONEGAL was last modified: October 3rd, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:STUNNING! THE SPECTACULAR NORTHERN LIGHTS RETURN TO DONEGALlast_img read more