Heroic marine rescues in Kerry eligible for new awards scheme

Acts of heroism, skill and courage in sea rescues in Kerry in recent years could be eligible for a new awards scheme from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. Department of Transport logo The purpose of the awards scheme is to recognise heroic behaviour in marine emergencies and the dedication shown by people in such situations. Nominations are being considered for the period between March 2008 and August 2014 and must be submitted by 15th September. Awards consist of medals and letters of appreciation and more information is available from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

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