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Inspectors To Investigate Death In Rossaveal Harbour Incident

30th January 2017
Map of Rossaveal in South Connemara Map of Rossaveal in South Connemara Photo: OpenStreetMap

#Rossaveal - Galway Bay FM reports that health and safety inspectors are investigating an indecent at Rossaveal Harbour last night (Sunday 29 January) in which a man in his 40s died and another was injured.

The deceased, a Donegal native, is said to have suffered a blow to the head while installing pontoons in the South Connemara harbour west of Galway city, and was pronounced dead later after airlift to Galway University Hospital.

Engineering works have been ongoing at Rossaveal's fishery harbour centre since last August, as previously reported on Afloat.ie.

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MacDara Conroy

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