Watch: Gardai stop traffic in Sligo to let swans and babies cross road

How did the swan cross the road? © DerekRobinsonSligo / Facebook
How did the swan cross the road? © DerekRobinsonSligo / Facebook

There is nothing more frustrating on a hot day than being stuck in a traffic jam.

However, sometimes it's worth it.

Yesterday was one of those occasions in Sligo when local Gardai directed traffic around a pair of swans and their babies.

The swans wandered onto a busy road, presumably in search of a pond to cool down in.

Fortunately, local Gardai were on hand to direct traffic around the young family and ensure everyone reached their destination safely.

Derek Robinson shared this footage, recorded as he passed the swans and their little cygnets.

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