They were taken to hospital for treatment.
A midlands Garda has saved a person from the River Barrow after they entered the water in the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene by a member of the public.
A Garda entered the river at full flood and held onto the person for fifteen minutes until assistance arrived from Gardaí in Mountmellick.
The person was then pulled out from the river against the strong current and taken to hospital by ambulance, where they received medical treatment.