MAN DIES ON LOUGH REE DURING FISHING TRIP
An extensive search operation is underway on Lough Ree in the Midlands – after a boating accident claimed the life of a man.
The 27-year-old from the Northern Ireland – who died at Galway University Hospital – was rescued from the water yesterday afternoon.
He was among three men in a small fishing boat that capsized in strong winds on the lake close to the Hodson Bay pier near Athlone.
A man in his 60s is in a critical condition in hospital – while a man aged in his 30s remains missing.