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Pictures: the moment Joan Burton fell out of a boat in Kilkenny floods

She’s ok.

1-TanaisteCapsize_DV-31-12-15 Source: Dylan Vaughan
https://www.facebook.com/rtenews/videos/vb.257558294273180/1212102942152039/

Updated 16.48

TÁNAISTE JOAN BURTON joined fellow party colleague Ann Phelan in Kilkenny today to meet victims of the recent floods.

She greeted businesspeople…

Looked appropriately dismayed…

Got into a boat…

And then fell out of it.

31/12/2015. (Image 1).Tanaiste Burton Visits Thoma Source: Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews.ie

31/12/2015. (Image 4).Tanaiste Burton Visits Thoma Source: Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews.ie

 

1-TanaisteCapsize_DV-31-12-15 Source: Dylan Vaughan

2-TanaisteCapsize_DV-31-12-15 Source: Dylan Vaughan

6-TanaisteCapsize_DV-31-12-15 Source: Dylan Vaughan

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31/12/2015. (Image 3).Tanaiste Burton Visits Thoma Source: Eamonn Farrell/Rollingnews.ie

Luckily, the water was just ankle deep.

An eye-witness said, “She’s fine, got a bit wet but laughed it off afterwards.”

Thanks to journalist Conor Kane for the images. 

Additional reporting by Christina Finn and Cianan Brennan

Originally published 15.10

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