THE search for a missing person off Baltimore’s beacon, which was stood down last night after 11pm, has resumed this morning.
The Coast Guard, local lifeboat crew and gardaí began a search yesterday, in the vicinity of the Beacon at the mouth of Baltimore harbour, and in the stretch between Sherkin Island and Baltimore’s main pier.
The search, believed to be for a local male, was stood down late last night and resumed early this morning.
A second lifeboat is due to join the search shortly, and the Coast Guard helicopter
and Baltimore lifeboat are currently at the scene, searching in the vicinity of Sherkin and the harbour area.