#BREAKING Limerick investigation launched over tragic river drowning

first_img Previous articleCrowdfund for comedy opera film seriesNext articleWin cinema tickets Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Fireswift, The Limerick City Fire and Rescue boatAN investigation is underway this Friday after a man entered the River Shannon at Sarsfield Bridge in Limerick and later drowned.Emergency services, together with Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, Limerick City Fire and Rescue and Gardai were alerted to the incident shortly after 10:10am.It is understood that the man entered the water at Sarsfield Bridge.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Units from LImerick Marine Search and Rescue and three units from Limerick City Fire and Rescue attended and the rescue boats were launched.However, it is understood that man was taken underwater and drowned, before he could be rescued. Efforts to get the man buoyant were unsuccessful.An operation, now led by Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, is now underway to recover the man’s remains.Gardai are interviewing a number of people who witnessed the tragic events unfolding and have also appealed to any other members of the public to contact Henry Street garda Station on 061 212 400.Helplines in times of needSamaritans 116 123 or email [email protected] 1890 303 302 (depression, anxiety)Pieta House 01 601 0000 – 1800 247 247 or email [email protected] – (suicide, self-harm)Teen-Line Ireland 1800 833 634 (for ages 13 to 19)Childline 1800 66 66 66 (for under 18s) Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads WhatsApp NewsBreaking news#BREAKING Limerick investigation launched over tragic river drowningBy Staff Reporter – December 16, 2016 1079 Email Linkedincenter_img Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGSfeaturedlimerickRiver Shannon Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebooklast_img

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