Man (20s) Dies In Swimming Tra...


Man (20s) Dies In Swimming Tragedy Near Youghal Harbour

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09:32 29 Apr 2023

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A man in his 20s has died in a swimming tragedy near Youghal Harbour.

Four other people got out of the sea safely.

The man was swimming with a number of other people at Whiting Bay in Ardmore when they got into difficulty.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene at around half 1 yesterday afternoon.

The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water and one of them, a man in his early 20s was brought by air ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A file will be prepared for the coroner.

No-one else was injured and the other two people who were also swimming left safely.

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