Two men die in separate suspected drowning incidents in Ireland
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Two men die in separate suspected drowning incidents in Ireland

TWO men have died in separate suspected drowning incidents in Ireland.

The first incident happened in Donegal in the early hours of this morning, before the body of a man was recovered in Dublin this afternoon.

In Donegal, Killybegs Coast Guard were called following reports of a man in the harbour at 1.40 this morning.

Gardaí and the ambulance service also attended the scene but the man had passed away.

The Irish Sun reports that he was believed to be a French national in his 50s, who was working on a local boat docked in Killybegs Harbour.

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His body was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out tomorrow (Monday).

In Dublin, emergency services were alerted by a passer-by to a man in the water at the West Pier in Dun Laoghaire.

Gardaí and the Coast Guard attended at around midday, however the man, also believed to be in his 50s, was found unresponsive.

His body was recovered and taken to Loughlinstown Hospital for a post mortem.