Man stabbed on vessel off Donegal coast

Man stabbed on vessel off Donegal coast
Gardaí in Killybegs are investigating an alleged stabbing which occurred on a vessel off the coast of Donegal.

Gardaí in Killybegs are investigating an alleged stabbing which occurred on a vessel off the coast of Donegal.

The Sligo-based rescue helicopter was tasked to the scene after the incident was reported in the early hours of Friday morning.

A crew member was brought to Sligo General Hospital and then transferred to Galway University Hospital.

The man is believed to be in a critical condition after suffering a stab wound.

The incident occurred in international waters and the vessel is now in Killybegs where gardaí are investigating the incident.