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Fine Gael deputy, Alan Dillon, has called on the local authorities to bring forward beach lifeguarding on a full time basis for the month of June.
Mayo County Council has confirmed that the beach lifeguarding season will begin this Bank Holiday Weekend, with lifeguard teams on duty from 12pm, Saturday, May 30 on official beaches.
The official full time lifeguard season is now underway on beaches across Mayo for the summer season.
Mayo County Council's water safety officer has highlighted some startling drowning statistics this week as part of an appeal to encourage people to stay safe in and around water as the busiest holiday weekend of the year gets underway.
As we head into the busiest holiday weekend of the year, Michael Gavin, Mayo County Council’s water safety officer, is advising everyone to take personal responsibility for their own safety while in or near water.
Galway’s hot weather can lull people into a sense of security around beaches, rivers, and lakes, and increase the risk of drowning, according to Roger Sweeney of Irish Water Safety.
The sport of lifesaving is not very well known in the county, but it is one that is becoming ever more popular and one that competitors in Mayo are good at. Over the years the Mayo Senior Lifesaving teams have won numerous national titles both in the pool and at the beach (surf), while also having their fair share of international representatives.
As we head into the busiest holiday weekend of the year, Michael Gavin, Mayo County Council’s water safety officer is advising everyone to take personal responsibility for their own safety while in or near water.
The Irish Coast Guard has advised members of the public to pay special attention to water safety this weekend.
Not all of the 12 Blue Flag beaches in the county are patrolled by a lifeguard which has caused concern among locals according to councillor Michael McNamara.