Sunday 25 February 2018

Young man recovering after getting into difficulties swimming off Wexford coast

Waterford Regional Hospital
Waterford Regional Hospital

Mark O’Regan

A YOUNG man is recovering in hospital after he got into difficulties while swimming off the south Wexford coast this evening.

He was spotted in the water near Duncannon sometime after 7pm.

He is being treated at Waterford hospital.

“He was recovered on the strand at about 7.45pm, but we have no word yet whether he survived. They carried out CPR on him at the scene,” a source explained.

“There was an ambulance at the scene by the time the coastguard got there.”

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