No body found on wreck of sunken Rising Sun

The body of missing fisherman Pat Colfer has not been found on the wreck of the Rising Sun, which was raised from the seabed off the coast of Co Wexford last night.

The vessel was brought to the surface at the request of the Colfer family, who believed the fisherman's body may still have been trapped inside.

Mr Colfer and his colleague Jimmy Myler both died when the lobster boat sank near the Saltee Islands last November, but the former's remains have never been recovered.

The Rising Sun was brought to Rosslare and searched today, but no trace was found of the missing skipper's body.


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