A MAN in his 50's has died from drowning while fishing in the River Moy in County Mayo.
The man drowned while fishing for salmon on the River Moy close to Foxford in Co Mayo earlier this afternoon.
His body was recovered and brought to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar where a postmortem is to be carried out tomorrow.
It is believed he got into difficulty when he lost his footing.
Other anglers in the area tried to save him but were unable to do so.
Gardaí are withholding the name of the victim until relatives have been notified.