Tuesday 17 October 2017

Man dies after car enters water off Dun Laoghaire pier

Gardai at the scene where a car entered the water at the Coal Harbour, Dun Laoghaire
Photo: Tony Gavin
Gardai at the scene where a car entered the water at the Coal Harbour, Dun Laoghaire Photo: Tony Gavin
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Alan O'Keeffe

A man has died after a car entered the water off Dun Laoghaire pier this morning.

The car entered the water at Coal Quay harbour at 5.30am.

Dun Laoghaire lifeboat, and a Coastguard helicopter and Coastguard crew went to the scene.

Divers recovered the body of a man from the submerged car.

Gardai said the incident was "a personal tragedy."

Anyone affected by this issue cam contact the Samaritans on 116 123.

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