Inflatable beach toys should be banned on open water, according to Water Safety Ireland.

It comes after the death of a 5 year old boy who fell from an inflatable dinghy on Lough Mask in Co Mayo earlier this summer.

While dozens of people were rescued from inflatable devices on beaches and lakes around the country.

A number of councils are considering by-laws to ban the so called 'floating killers'.

But John Leech from Water Safety Ireland, based in Galway, says there should be a nationwide ban.....


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