A young man has died in a drowning incident while swimming in County Waterford.
He was with a number of people who got into difficulty in the sea at Whiting Bay in Ardmore at around 1:30pm yesterday afternoon.
Gardaí and emergency services responded and the Coast Guard rescued five people from the water.
However, one of them, a man in his early 20s has been pronounced dead after being taken by air ambulance to Cork University Hospital.
A file will be prepared for the coronor.
It is understood that no-one else was injured and the other two people who were also swimming left safely.
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