Bank Holiday water safety appeal issued

The Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are asking people to be careful in the water this weekend.

With tempratures rising to 24 degrees, water tempratures are still cold.

The Coast Guard is advising people to always have a way of calling for help and to stay within reach at all times.

Gerard O’ Flynn, Irish Coast Guard Operations Manager says people need to plan before going into the water: