Lithuanian man dies swimming in an Irish lake

Posted on June 11, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Drowned

According to a report from, on Saturday evening a Lithuanian man drowned after going for a swim with friends at Ballyquirke lake in Moycullen, Co Galway. The man got into difficulty at around 7.30pm. The Shannon-based rescue helicopter was alerted and then the Casla Bay Coastguard Unit was scrambled and it recovered the man’s body. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Read article

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