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Ballyquirke Lake, near Moycullen in Co Galway where the man drowned. mimivk via Flickr

Lithuanian man drowns after going for a swim in Galway lake

The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquike Lake in Moycullen.

A 36-YEAR-OLD man has drowned in a Galway lake.

The man, who is originally from Lithuania, went swimming in Ballyquirke Lake in Moycullen, Co. Galway yesterday evening.

A  garda source told the man was taken from the water at around 6.40pm and was pronounced dead after 9pm at University Hospital Galway.

A post-mortem will be carried out on the body later.

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