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Golfer drowned in course lake

A keen golfer who was playing a round on his own died when he went into a lake, an inquest heard.

Grandfather Sean Doran (66), from Redwood Drive, Kilnamanagh in Tallaght, Dublin 24, was pronounced dead at Grange Castle Golf Club in Clondalkin on June 11 last year after his body was retrieved from the lake.

Dublin Coroner's Court heard that two other golfers noticed a golf bag and a pair of golf shoes left beside the lake and no sign of Mr Doran.

The garda helicopter identified an object which they believed to be a body about 10 yards from the lake edge. The post-mortem found Mr Doran drowned.

Coroner Dr Brian Farrell returned an open verdict.


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