Passengers rescued from Liffey after boat loses power

The Dublin Fire Brigade helped evacuate 45 people from a stranded boat on Dublin's River Liffey today, after it lost power.

Fire crews used ladders to bring people from the water to the quays. There were no injuries reported.

The Liffey tourist cruise, operated by Dublin Discovered, said no-one was hurt and its services were being cancelled, but declined to offer any further comment.

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