Can you identify this creature found swimming by the Barrow Track in Carlow?

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Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


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Source: Carlow Weather

Alan O'Reilly of captured this photo along the Barrow Track this week. 

He asked: "Looks like a Mink enjoying the sunshine to me? Or maybe an Otter?"

What do you think? (Picture below)