Search stood down for the night off Howth coastFriday 18 October 2013 21.47
A search off the coast of Howth in Co Dublin as been stood down for the night.
The rescue effort was launched after a person was spotted getting into difficulty in the water.
Dublin Coast Guard said a member of the public alerted emergency services at around 7pm to the incident off Balscadden Road.
The search will resume tomorrow morning.