Public warned NOT TO SWIM in Keeldra Lake

Toxic algae present in the water

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Keeldra Lake near Cloone

The country is bathed in glorius sunshine at the moment but Leitrim County Council has again issued a warning to the public NOT TO SWIM in Keeldra Lake near Cloone.

The local authority states 'SWIMMING IN THIS WATER MAY CAUSE ILLNESS'.

Bathing is currently prohibited in Keeldra Lake due to the presence of toxic algal species.

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