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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# open water

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# open water
Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.
Voices
An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself
An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.
# open water
Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath
The mammal was successfully refloated. Sadly, another whale also washed ashore today has died.
# Endurance
Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge
Steve Redmond completed the challenge of swimming the ‘seven summits of the sea’ in Japan yesterday and will return home to Cork tomorrow.
# fortnight away
London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern
The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.
# Coast Guard
Injured fisherman airlifted from sea off Kerry coast
The Coast Guard has carried out its 4th medical evacuation of the week – airlifting a seriously injured fisherman from a UK-registered vessel 110 miles south west of the Blasket Islands.