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Swimmer loses his life following Cushendall beach tragedy

A man has sadly died after getting into difficulty at Cushendall beach yesterday evening.

A multi agency response was called to the incident at the Shore Road on Saturday evening around 6pm after the man, who was swimming in the sea, got into difficulty and required emergency rescue.

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NIAS transferred the man to Antrim Area Hospital but unfortunately despite emergency services best efforts, the male was pronounced dead.

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A Police spokesperson said: “On Saturday, 4 July Police received a report of a man who had taken unwell at a beach in Cushendall. He was taken to hospital by NIAS where he was pronounced dead.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious.”

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