RESCUE: LOBSTER POT FISHERMAN BACK HOME WITH HIS FAMILY AFTER HOSPITAL TREATMENT

first_imgJohn along with his mother Mamie at Tullagh Beach Pic by Newspix Irl.A LOBSTER pot fisherman saved from the sea by a sharp-eyed – and bionic-hearing – farmer has been released from hospital.The father of four was treated at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry after his dramatic rescue on Sunday.Farmer John Grant had heard the cries for help from half a mile away. Thanks to 23-year-old John’s decision to drive on his quad bike to the local beach in Clonmany to further investigate the cries for help, the father of four was later helped to safety by RNLI crews with help from an angling boat and the Sligo Rescue helicopter.The dad rescued from the sea was treated for hypothermia but was released from hospital in Derry last night.John says he is “just relieved” the fisherman survived, insisting he was just in the right place at the right time.  RESCUE: LOBSTER POT FISHERMAN BACK HOME WITH HIS FAMILY AFTER HOSPITAL TREATMENT was last modified: May 20th, 2014 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:clonmanyfishermanJohn GrantLough Swilly RNLIrescueRNLIlast_img read more

Two winning tickets for Saturday nights 5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

first_imgTORONTO — Two winning tickets were sold — one in British Columbia and the other in the Prairies — for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night’s Lotto 649 draw.Each ticket is worth $2.5 million.Meanwhile, the draw’s guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Quebec.The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on April 10 will once again be approximately $5 million.The Canadian Presslast_img