Thursday, July 22, 2021


A man in his 70s lost his life in a drowning accident in Lough Allen on the Roscommon/Leitrim border last night.

The man in his 70s, who was snorkelling at the time in the Spencer Harbour area of Lough Allen, failed to return to the surface and the alarm was raised.

His body was recovered from the water shortly after 9 p.m. by local emergency services. The coroner has been notified and the body of the deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Sligo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

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