Eoin Bolger is one of 15 people to have been recognised
A Kilkenny man has received a national bravery award today for rescuing a man from a river late last year.
Eoin Bolger is one of 15 people to have been recognised for outstanding acts of courage.
Mr Bolger jumped into the Barrow in Graiguenamanagh after a car had become submerged and he successfully rescued the driver.
For his actions he was awarded with a bronze medal and a certificate of bravery by the Ceann Comhairle today.