Photo courtesy of Garda Síochána Sligo/Leitrim.
Gardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon are appealing to members of the public to always wear a lifejacket when on or near the water.
"The simple act of wearing a well maintained life jacket can dramatically increase a person’s chance of survival should they be unlucky enough to enter the water unexpectedly," noted a spokesperson.
Gardaí are also appealing to the Public to immediately report any missing or damaged lifesaving ring buoys to your local authority.
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