Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue a drowning woman. (Photo credit: Sean Curtain)
A MEMBER OF Limerick City Fire and Rescue Service, Eli Brace, is being hailed a hero after he jumped off a bridge yesterday to save a drowning woman.
The Shannon-based Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 115 had been dispatched to help out in the river rescue, but due to high winds the winchman could not reach the woman.
Fire officer Brace then jumped from the bridge.
The woman was being swept under the water when Brace rescued the woman from the water.
Here are some photos from the heroic rescue: