A local Guard has received a National Bravery Award at a ceremony today.
Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl today at Farmleigh House presented 25 Bravery Awards to individuals who risked their own lives to help people in danger.
There were 17 Certificates for Acts of Bravery, nine bronze medals and six silver medals.
Garda Michael Joseph Lee from Cavan is the sole recipient from this region and today was awarded a Certificate of Bravery and Silver Medal.
The Ceann Comhairle commended each person's bravery stating these awards aim to celebrate the noblest impulse within a human, to risk their life in order to save another and it is through their actions there are people alive today.