Dublin Fire Brigade were called out to save a swan in distress at Binn's Bridge in Drumcondra yesterday evening.
Emergency services were alerted by the Kildare Animal Foundation.
The bird had become trapped in a lock and didn't have enough space to take off and fly out.
A Watch from Phibsboro were called to a Swan in distress at Binn's Bridge this evening. The swan became trapped in a lock and @KildareAnimals requested our assisstance. Swans need 100mtrs to take off. The swan is being assessed and looked after by Aideen from @KildareAnimals pic.twitter.com/TDZ3aP3FxG
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) December 17, 2017
The swan was assessed by the Kildare group and appears to be healthy.
Great work as usual by Phibsboro A Watch!