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Find all the information you need to be prepared for whatever winter brings. Preventative actions will make your life easier.
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(Primary Aquatics Water Safety)
Now every child can learn basic water safety skills… in the classroom!
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We offer a range of membership options. Together, Let’s Bring Drownings Down
Our local authorities employ Water Safety Ireland assessed lifeguards during the bathing season at popular bathing sites nationwide. Ensure you visit lifeguarded sites by checking our map
Upcoming Courses & Events
From beginners to professionals, we provide courses to keep you and your loved ones safe in the water – it’s never too late to learn about water safety
In the News
Latest news and articles from Water Safety Ireland
Play Safe, Swim Safe, Stay Safe
Swimming is a great recreational sport that is enjoyable for people of all ages, but it’s important to keep safety in mind at all times while in or near the water
Water Safety Statistics
76% of the 133 drownings a year are male
24% of the 133 drownings a year are female
INLAND: RIVERS & LAKES
62% of all drownings happen inland on our rivers or lakes
Almost 1/3 of drowning victims over the last decade had consumed alcohol