People on water in Tipp and surrounds reminded to wear suitable flotation device

People heading out on the water in Tipperary and the surrounding areas this afternoon are being reminded to wear a suitable flotation device.

The Coastguard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland say incidents can happen as the weather improves.

People swimming this Bank Holiday Monday are advised to wear a bright swimming cap and to never swim alone.

Irish Coastguard Operations Manager, Micheál O’Toole expects more rescues as the weather heats up.