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Killybegs coast guard where called out to assist members of the public twice on Saturday. A call was received at 4.22pm yesterday about a person in difficulty in the water at Silver Strand beach in Glen. When they arrived, Rescue Helicopter 118 had landed on the beach and the person…

The inaugural meeting of the water safety committee of Sligo County Council took place over the weekend. The group was formed to address water safety issues in the county as the region gears up for a busy tourism season with large numbers expected to engage in staycations this summer. Sligo/Strandhill…

People in the north west are being reminded to stay safe if around open water this bank holiday weekend. With forecasts predicting good weather over the next few days, the RNLI and the GAA are issuing the reminder to be vigilant if at the regions beaches. There are also no…

Met Éireann says there’s no end in sight to the heatwave. A yellow high temperature warning is in place nationwide, with temperatures expected to remain in the twenties until at least next weekend. Today it’s expected to hit 27 degrees, with hazy sunshine across the country. Met Eireann Forecaster Pat…

There are calls for more information about water safety to be provided to tourists on the west coast. It’s after two men – originally from Lithuania – died following an incident off Donegal. They were fishing at the time, and one of the men wasn’t wearing a life jacket. Liam…

A water safety examiner in Donegal says they’re focusing on national schools as part of their latest awareness campaign. It’s National Water Safety Awareness Week this week which aims to promote awareness especially among children of the awareness of the dangers of water. And one of the main messages this…