Tragedy as man (50s) died after getting into difficulty while swimming in sea
A man died after getting into difficulty while swimming on Friday evening.
The man - aged in his 50s - was in the sea with a number of other people at Westport Quay in Co Mayo.
He was at a location known as 'The Point' when he got into difficulty around 7pm.
The man - originally from Castlebar - reportedly managed to get ashore but died shortly afterwards.
His body has been taken to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar where a post mortem examination will be carried out.