Man rescued from the Shannon after an attempt to avoid Gardaí

Gardai and residents in the Cortober area of Carrick on Shannon were involved in the rescue of a man from the Shannon yesterday evening.

Gardai had approached the man to engage in a conversation, at approximately 8 o’ clock yesterday evening, but was he reluctant to speak to them.

He entered the Shannon in an attempt to get away.


After the rescue, the man was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.