Kayaker rescued from Lough Gill

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Lough Gill

Sligo Coast Guard recued a kayaker clinging to a kayak n Lough Gill on Sunday, December 20.

The alarm was raised after a member of the public who heard whistle blasts from the lake which sits in Sligo and Leitrim and alerted emergency services.

The Rescue 118 helicopter were tasked to carry out a search of the lake where a heat source was found on our FLIR (Forward Looking InfraRed) camera. This was identified as a kayaker who was clinging to an upturned kayak and was lifted from the lake.

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