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RIP Man who died in 'tragic' Carrick-on-Shannon accident named as Enda McCarney

The father of five, from Scotstown, is believed to have slipped into the water on Sunday morning.


Enda McCarney

Enda McCarney

Enda McCarney

The man who died in a tragic accident in Carrick-on-Shannon over the weekend has been named locally as Enda McCarney from Co. Monaghan.

The Scotstown native, a father of five, is believed to have slipped into the River Shannon on Sunday morning.

He had been reported missing by friends that afternoon and a major search took place before his body was recovered from the water a few hours later, according to Shannonside News.

A postmortem is due to take place today at Sligo University Hospital.

Gardai said that they are treating the death as a tragic incident.

They added that a file is being prepared for the coroner.

A notice on RIP.ie reads: “The death has occurred of Enda Mc Carney, Derryledigan, Scotstown, Co Monaghan, tragically and unexpectedly, Sunday 13th February.

“Beloved and much-loved husband of Catriona and adored father of Caolan, Finn, Eanna, Emmett and Pearce. Devoted son of Monica and cherished brother of Cathy (Paul Lavery) and Carmel (Jim Mc Connon).

“Enda will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife, sons, mother, sisters, Catriona's parents Bridie and Bill Quirk, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, and by all who knew and loved Enda."

Enda’s funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

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