SDLP Councillor for the Glens, Margaret Anne McKillop has expressed her shock and sympathies after a death at Fair Head near Ballycastle.
This is the second tragedy on the North Coast in recent days, after a youth died following an accident near Dunluce Castle on Tuesday.
The North Antrim representative said:
“The local community was deeply shocked and saddened to learn that an elderly man had fallen from a considerable height and tragically lost his life.
“This death is a tragedy and my thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones through this most difficult time.
“I want to commend the emergency services for their efforts.
“I would urge everyone to take extra care and show caution around the coastal areas at all times.”