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LISTEN: Roscommon man thanks grandson for saving his life after boat accident

Sep 20, 2021 17:09 By Shannonside News
LISTEN: Roscommon man thanks grandson for saving his life after boat accident LISTEN: Roscommon man thanks grandson for saving his life after boat accident
Callum Clarke and John Stroker
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The incident occurred last Thursday evening at a popular fishing spot.

A Roscommon man is paying tribute to his 11-year-old grandson for saving his life.

Callum Clarke from Kilcooley, Tulsk brought John Stroker to safety after he fell into Killina lake on Thursday evening last.

The pair had been fishing on a small boat they had repaired through lockdown when a breeze knocked John off balance.

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Callum jumped into the water, lifted his grandfather's head onto his shoulder and brought him to shore.

On Let's Talk today, John says he will forever be indebted to him:

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You can hear the full interview here:

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