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Taoiseach offers condolences to families of siblings who drowned in Ballybunion

Aug 6, 2022 11:08 By radiokerrynews
Taoiseach offers condolences to families of siblings who drowned in Ballybunion Taoiseach offers condolences to families of siblings who drowned in Ballybunion
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The Taoiseach has offered condolences to the families and friends of a brother and sister who drowned tragically in County Kerry.
50-year-old Dessie Byrne, who is from Lecarrow in Co Roscommon, drowned at the Men's Beach in Ballybunion shortly after 6 o'clock yesterday evening.
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His sister, 62-year-old Muriel Eriksson, who was living in Sweden, was discovered in the water shortly afterwards.
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It's understood Mr Byrne had heroically gone to the assistance of his sister, who got into difficulty while swimming.

The alarm was raised by a teenager on the beach, and rescue services were engaged, but both were pronounced dead a short time later.

 

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