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Man dies of suspected drowning off Wexford coast

The 39-year-old man was brought from the water off Courtown Harbour this afternoon.

Image: Courtown Harbour via Wikicommons

GARDAÍ IN GOREY are investigating circumstances leading to the death of a man off the coast of Wexford this afternoon.

The man, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene after being brought from the water off Courtown Harbour at approximately 1pm. He is believed to have drowned.

His remains have been brought to Gorey Hospital.

The Irish Coast Guard earlier reported a “major incident” off Courtown, saying multiple casualties were in the water. It is understood that a number of children swam ashore.

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