Cork man hailed a hero after saving boy's life in Passage West

A Cork man is being hailed a hero after he saved a young boy's life in Passage West.

Kevin Power was out walking yesterday when he noticed some commotion on the pier in the town.

He noticed a 12-year-old drifting by the pier on a piece of a pontoon, and ran home to get his kayak.

He entered the water with a life bouy and towed the boy in.

Speaking on the Neil Prendeville Show on Cork's RedFM Kevin says the outcome could have been worse as the boy could not swim:

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