Water Safety Message For Clare As Bank Holiday Weekend Kicks Off

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Anyone taking to the water in Clare over the Bank Holiday weekend is urged not to be complacent and to be aware of the dangers.

While there’s a mixed bag of weather over the next few days, the holiday is expected to drive crowds to coastal areas and lakes.

Eleven people drown every month in Ireland, while up to 80 percent of drownings occur near the person’s home.


CEO of Irish Water Safety John Leech says parents in particular should be cautious: