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Tuesday 18 June 2019

Kayaker drowns off Kerry coast

Rescue 115 (Stock photo)
Rescue 115 (Stock photo)
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A man has tragically drowned off the Kerry coast.

The male kayaker was discovered floating in the water by a local fisherman off Cromane on the Iveragh Peninsula.

He was brought to shore and emergency services were called to the scene.

The Rescue 115 helicopter was summoned to the area but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for the Valentia Coast Guard said the exact circumstances of his death are not yet known.

More to follow...

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