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Five People Have Lost Their Lives In Drowning Incidents This Week

Athlone's John Leech from Water Safety Ireland is urging people to be careful this weekend.

Five people across the island of Ireland lost their lives in drowning incidents this week.

An average of 115 lives are lost each year in Ireland due to drowning.

Athlone's John Leech from Water Safety Ireland is urging people to be careful when they take to lakes and beaches this weekend.

He says the past week has been particularly difficult:

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