Donegal Sports Partnership issues important water safety message

During this summer's good weather, nine people drowned at waterways on the island of Ireland over seven days, six of them at inland waterways.

Now, Donegal Sports Partnership is appealing to those engaging in coastal and water-based activities to adhere to basic safety measures.

Coordinator, Myles Sweeney says it's very important that people respect the dangers around water, and follow a number of basis steps to keep themselves safe..............