Man is critical after sea rescue near Larne promenade
An unconscious man was rescued from the sea near Larne promenade on the Co Antrim coast.
Larne lifeboat was called out on Thursday evening after receiving reports that a man was lying face down in the water about 150 metres from the promenade.
Crew members managed to resuscitate the man, who had not been breathing, and took him to a waiting ambulance.
His condition was reported to be critical.