Man dies after swimming in Co Cavan lake

Tuesday 25 June 2013 22.49
The man got into difficulties while swimming in Knocknagarton lake
The man got into difficulties while swimming in Knocknagarton lake

A man has died after getting into difficulties while swimming in a lake in Co Cavan.

The 26-year-old had been swimming with friends at Knocknagarton lake near Virginia at around 10pm last night.

He was taken from the water and brought to Cavan General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.