The dramatic rescue of two children swept out to sea in a rip-current at Doughmore Beach near Doonbeg in August 2022, will be recalled by Clare FM on Monday.
Clare FM is set to broadcast a gripping radio documentary on Monday, February 12th, at 11am, recounting the heroic rescue of two children who were swept out to sea on August 13th, 2022.
The harrowing incident sparked a major search and rescue operation involving the Kilkee and Doolin units of the Irish Coast Guard, Rescue 115, the National Ambulance Service, and the local Gardaí.
Now, this extraordinary rescue will be revisited in a compelling documentary featuring interviews with the courageous local men who attempted to save the boys, members of the search and rescue team, water safety experts, and the family at the heart of the incident.
The documentary delves into the determination shown by the young children and the heroism of the rescuers, Darren Byrnes and Ian Bolger, as well as the entire search and rescue team. Through immersive sound effects, the documentary aims to transport listeners into the gripping moments of the riptide, recreating the intensity and danger of the rescue operation.
The producer of this documentary is Clare FM’s Head of Operations & Programme Director, Padraic Flaherty, he said: “This documentary weaves together the incredible story of the children’s bravery and the remarkable efforts of the rescuers.
Our listeners will be taken on a memorable journey, experiencing the raw emotions and challenges faced during that fateful day. It is a testament to the resilience and human spirit in the face of adversity.”
Tune in to Clare FM this Monday at 11 am to hear this compelling radio documentary that shines a light on the determination and courage displayed by the young children and the unwavering commitment of the rescuers. Don’t miss the opportunity to be immersed in the heart-pounding moments of the riptide rescue.