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Irishman dies at Croatian music festival

AN Irishman drowned at a music festival in Croatia at the weekend.

Police in Pula said a man's body was recovered from the sea on Sunday morning.

The tragedy occurred as thousands of revellers attended the renowned Dimensions underground electronic music festival in an abandoned fort.

A beach party and performances planned for Sunday evening were cancelled.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the victim's family.

Irish Independent