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Man in his 80s dies in Dublin beach incident

Emergency services attended the scene after the man got into trouble in the water

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Seoirse Mulgrew

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

The man, aged in his 80s, received treatment at the scene and was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he later died.

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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