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Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The Grand Canal at Portobello.
The Grand Canal at Portobello.
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A MAN IS in critical condition in hospital after falling into a canal in Dublin following Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final.

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He was pulled out of the water and subsequently removed to St James’ Hospital where he remains.

The man had travelled to Dublin from Galway to attend the All-Ireland hurling final in Croke Park.

He was separated from friends when the incident happened.

Gardaí in Kevin Street are “anxious” to speak to a male and female who came to the assistance of the young man.

Anyone who was witness to the incident or who can assist in the investigation is being asked to contact Kevin Street garda station on 01-666-9400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any garda station.

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