The RNLI are joining forces with the GAA in South Donegal as part of their ‘Respect the Water’ campaign.
The RNLI say sporting communities can play a major role in preventing deaths from drowning.
This comes after a weekend of incidents, one which saw a 6 year old child washed out to sea on a flotation device off Bunbeg coast.
Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer Shane Smyth says 133 people drown in Ireland each year and the RNLI believes these deaths can be prevented:
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