Tuesday 22 August 2017

Snorkeler who drowned off Waterford coast named

The man drowned off the coast of Waterford
The man drowned off the coast of Waterford
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A snorkeler who drowned after getting into difficulty last night has been named as 38-year-old Daniel Butler.

Butler was snorkeling in the water at Ardmore, Co Waterford at around 6pm when the alarm was raised.

The Coastguards were notified and the rescue helicopter airlifted the man from the water.

The man was brought to Waterford University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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