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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C
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Pictures: the moment Joan Burton fell out of a boat in Kilkenny floods
She’s ok.

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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.

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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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