Man dies after suffering suspected heart attack while diving
A MAN has died after suffering a suspected heart attack while diving in Killary Bay on the Galway-Mayo border.
The alarm was raised at about 1:30 this afternoon and a Coastguard helicopter was dispatched to the scene from Shannon.
Scenic Killary Bay is Ireland’s only fjord and is a popular diving area, particularly on Bank Holiday weekends.
The man in his 50s was flown to Galway University Hospital, arriving shortly before 2:30 but he later died