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Saturday 21 July 2018

Man in his 30s drowns at Galway Lake

Tragedy struck earlier this evening as a young man drowned in an accident at a Galway lake.

The man, who is in his thirties and believed to be from Eastern Europe, drowned at Ballyquirke lake in Moycullen Co. Galway yesterday evening.

Emergency services were called to the scene after the alarm was raised at around 7pm.

The body was recovered from the lake but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will be carried out.

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