Tuesday 17th November 2015, Dublin:
Garda John Foote from Tipperary receives a Seiko Just In Time award from Breda Collins, Chairman of Irish Water Safety and Alan Kelly T.D., Minister of Environment, Community & Local Government.
Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport
2. Garda John Foote
On the 19th of February 2014, a call was received at Clonmel Garda station regarding a person that had fallen into the River Suir. Garda Power and Garda Foote attended the scene. Without hesitation Garda Power entered the water. With the aid of a ringbuoy both Gardai brought the person to safety where an ambulance crew were waiting. The person made a fully recovery.