Friday, 12 July 2013

Teenager drowned near Ardncrusha in Co Clare

The body of a 17-year-old boy has been recovered from canal waters beside Ardnacrusha in Co Clare by Killaloe Coast Guard Unit & Limerick Marine Search & rescue.

His friends raised the alarm with the emergency services at around 4.40pm.

A number of units from the Limerick Marine Search and Rescue service, gardaĆ­, and the Irish Coastguard helicopter carried out a search in the area.

It is understood the teenager is from the nearby Meelick area.