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Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.

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AN IRISHMAN HAS drowned off the coast of Portugal.

It’s understood that the 69-year-old died after being pulled out of the water by a lifeboat at around 4pm on Saturday afternoon.

It happened at Peneco beach in Albufeira.

The Department of Foreign Affairs told TheJournal.ie that it has not been asked for consular assistance in the case.

The man has not yet been named.

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