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Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

11/4/2012 Dublin Port Containers File photo of container at Dublin Port. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A MAN HAS died after he fell into the water at Dublin Port early this morning.

Gardaí confirmed that a man in his 50s slipped and fell into the water at Dublin Port at about 4.40am this morning.

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

He was rushed to the Mater Hospital following the incident.

The man was pronounced dead at about 6am in the Mater.

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Gardaí said that the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

TheJournal.ie has contacted Dublin Port for comment.

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