GARDAI and members of the coast guard came to a dolphin's rescue this week after it washed ashore on a beach in Donegal.
Footage emerged yesterday of a number of kind-hearted individuals helping the dolphin back into the surf, after getting stranded on Killahoe Beach.
After managing to slide a sheet underneath it, six members of the emergency services lifted the the stranded porpoise gently back to the safety of deeper water.
UTTERLY AMAZING VIDEO JUST SHOT @ KILLAHOE BEACH, Co. DONEGAL. Gardaí Brendan O’Connor & Sean Sharkey assisting the Mulroy Coastguard team in the return of a beached Dolphin Whale to the sea. Incredible. #Gardai #RTE #BBC #TG4 @IWDGnews pic.twitter.com/YjLGxH6pzX
— Garda Review (@GardaReview) April 13, 2020
Garda Review shared the video on Twitter, writing: "Utterly amazing video just shot at Killahoe Beach, Co. Donegal.
"Gardai Brendan O'Connor and Sean Sharkey assisting the Mulroy Coastguard team in the return of a beached dolphin to the sea. Incredible."
An Garda Siochana retweeted the footage, saying: "There is no such thing as a normal day in the office.
"We're all in this together," they added before tagging the Irish Coast Guard.
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) April 13, 2020