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Friday, April 23, 2021

Man dies following fall from Fairhead
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A man in his sixties has died following an accident at Fairhead in Ballycastle.

Emergency services were tasked to the scene after 1pm this afternoon where it is understood that the man had fallen from a considerable height.

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“Police can confirm that the body of a man was recovered from cliffs at Fair Head near Ballycastle on Thursday 18th June. The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

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Local Councillor, Alderman Joan Baird of the UUP expressed her sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the man who sadly lost his life this morning at Fair Head, Ballycastle.

Alderman Baird said “I was very sorry to hear of the tragic accident this morning (Thursday) when a man has lost his life whilst climbing at Fair Head. I want to send my deepest sympathy to his family and friends. I know our Community here in Ballycastle will be shocked and saddened by this tragic event and I speak for everyone here sending our thoughts and prayers for his family. Fair Head is a beautiful place and attracts climbers and walkers from far and wide but it can prove treacherous as it has today.

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