Sunday, 22 May 2011

Swimmers thought to be in danger near Killaloe

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit were requested by Valentia NRSC to investigate a 999 call that two persons were seen in the water just below Goosers on the Ballina Side of the R Shannon as there was no boat in the area and the weather conditions were very poor at the time a genuine concerne was expressed by onlookers. After investigation by Killaloe Coast Guard mobile unit it was confirmed that the persons were divers and in no danger. The Coast Guard would advise any divers for there own safety to have a stand by boat near them at all times.

22/05/2011 13:00
Current: Rain
Wind: SW at 26 km/h
Humidity: 59%