Man rescued from canal outside Leitrim Village

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Two men hospitalised after one saves the other from canal in Leitrim

The incident is understood to have taken place in the vicinity of Lock 16. Pic: Courtesy of Mark Kelly

A local man remains in Sligo University Hospital after he was rescued from the water at the weekend.
Gardai, ambulance and Leitrim Fire Services were alerted to an incident at Lock 16 outside Leitrim Village at 10.50am on Sunday morning, January 12.
The man was rescued from the water by some locals in a boat and he was brought to Sligo University Hospital by ambulance.