Old man dies following incident on Killiney beach

A man in his 80s has died following an incident on a beach in Dublin this morning.

He got into difficulty while swimming in the sea off Killiney beach,

A man in his 80s has died following an incident on a beach in Dublin this morning.

The old man received treatment at the scene and was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A garda spokesperson said gardaí and emergency services attended an incident after a man got into difficulty in the water at Killiney Beach in Dublin earlier this morning.

Dublin Coast Guard said it was alerted to the incident this morning.

A spokesperson said: “The helicopter rescue 116 landed on the beach, the man was then taken away by road ambulance and brought to St Vincent’s Hospital.”

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