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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Man rescued from river at Sarsfield Bridge.

A man is recovering in the Regional Hospital this morning after he was rescued from the river Shannon last night.

The incident happened around 11pm Saturday night when the man was seen entering the river under the Dunnes Stores side of Sarsfield bridge. Emergency Services including The Limerick Marine search and rescue were called to the scene and the man was pulled to safety by the Fire Brigade.

The man in his thirties is said to be recovering this morning from Hypothermia. It’s believed he may have been in the water for up to 20 minutes.

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