People Urged To Follow Safety Advice At Lough Derg

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People taking to the water on Lough Derg are being urged to follow safety advice.

It comes as the Killaloe Coast Guard Unit and the Lough Derg RNLI responded to five emergency call-outs between them in the area over the weekend.

The alarm was raised following reports that jetskis were putting swimmers in danger, while in three cases, people became stranded due to engine failure on their boats, and one vessel ran aground.


Eleanor Hooker of Lough Derg RNLI says it’s important that people plan ahead before heading out on the lake: