Ballycastle welcomes all-Ireland Coastguard SAR games

A sun-soaked Ballycastle seafront was the picturesque venue for the all-Ireland Coastguard Search and Rescue (SAR) games.

Teams from all over Ireland including Dublin, Malin and Valentia took part in the games.

Coastguards from Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland join together for an all Ireland Exercise JSAR in Ballycastle this weekend, all kind of skills are on show at the seafront. More than 200 people took part in what is one of the biggest Search and Rescue events of the year. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Coastguards from Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland join together for an all Ireland Exercise JSAR in Ballycastle this weekend, all kind of skills are on show at the seafront. More than 200 people took part in what is one of the biggest Search and Rescue events of the year. Pic Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Spectators and visitors alike, along the sea front, enjoyed the spectacle and marvelled at the skills of these rescue volunteers.