Friday 23 March 2018

Sailor dies in freak accident

AN experienced sailor died in a freak accident after he fell overboard while trying to free a rope that had become tangled in his boat's propeller on Saturday.

Johnny Curry, in his mid-60s, ran boat tours between his home on Rathlin Island and Ballycastle in Co Antrim.

Meanwhile, gardai are not treating as suspicious the death of a man whose body was found on a beach in Co Kerry on Saturday.

The body was discovered on Ballinskelligs beach. He had been reported missing to local gardai and is believed to have died suddenly.

Irish Independent

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