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Man Dies While Swimming in Sea Lough Near Skibbereen

2nd May 2022
Lough Hyne, near Skibbereen in West Cork
File image of Lough Hyne, near Skibbereen in West Cork Credit: Superbass/Wikimedia

RTÉ News reports that a man in his 50s has died after getting into difficulty while swimming near Skibbereen yesterday (Sunday 1 May).

It’s believed the man may have suffered a heart attack while the water in Lough Hyne around lunchtime. He was known locally as a keen swimmer and a regular in the West Cork sea lough. RTÉ News has more on the story HERE.

Published in Sea Swim, West Cork
MacDara Conroy

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