Courtesy of Lifesaving Foundation, Ireland.

The Lifesaving Foundation’s 15th Ireland Medal was presented to Brendan Donohoe in recognition of his 50 years of continuous active lifesaving service.

In addition to his role as Chairperson of the Lifesaving Foundation, Donohoe is also President of the RLSS Ireland Branch.

His award was given in recognition of his 50 continuous years of exceptional service.

He has saved lives from drowning as a volunteer lifeguard, a lifesaving teacher, a lifeguard trainer and assessor, a drowning prevention researcher, and a national and international administrator.

Donohoe recently retired this summer as a senior administrative employee of Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council after 40 years as a public servant.

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