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Kayaker Dies After Lough Ree Incident

5th March 2017
Lough Ree RNLI launched to the incident on Saturday afternoon 4 March Lough Ree RNLI launched to the incident on Saturday afternoon 4 March Credit: RNLI/Lough Ree

#LoughRee - RTÉ News reports that a man has died after an incident while kayaking on Lough Ree yesterday afternoon (Saturday 4 March).

Coastguard and RNLI teams recovered the casualty, believed to be an experienced water sportsman, after he went missing between Hodson Bay and the village of Lecarrow. He later died at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

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MacDara Conroy

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