The “JUST IN TIME” Rescue Award and other awards recognize people’s work, providing training and promoting Water Safety in Ireland. Congratulations to Erika!
Congratulations to Cork Surf Life Saver Erika McCarthy from Clonakilty who received a SEIKO “Just In Time” Award recently from Irish Water Safety. On 25th August 2015, two swimmers got caught in a rip current on Inchydoney Beach in West Cork, and were in danger of drowning. Erika responded quickly and performed a successful rescue. As a result, she was presented with the Rescue Award by Mr. Alan Kelly TD, Minister of Environment, Community and Local Government and Ms. Breda Collins, Chairman of Irish Water Safety at a ceremony in Dublin Castle.