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Man Dies In North-West In Weekend's Second Diving Tragedy

16th June 2014
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Man Dies In North-West In Weekend's Second Diving Tragedy

#Diving - BBC News reports on a second diving tragedy this weekend, after one of a group of divers got into difficulty off Malin Head in Co Donegal yesterday morning (15 June).

The casualty is believed to have made a rapid ascent from 45 metres and reached the surface unconscious.

The Polish national was airlifted by Irish Coast Guard helicopter to Altnagevin Hospital in Derry-Londonderry within an hour of the incident but was pronounced dead on arrival.

It comes less than 24 hours after a Limerick man died while diving near Roches Point in Cork Harbour, as previously reported on Afloat.ie.

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MacDara Conroy

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