Pensioner dies in Co Donegal drowning

Tuesday 12 November 2013 22.12
The Lough Swilly lifeboat was called to the scene at Rathmullen Pier
The Lough Swilly lifeboat was called to the scene at Rathmullen Pier

A man in his 80s has died in a drowning incident in Co Donegal.

Lough Swilly Lifeboat was called to the scene at Rathmullan Pier in north Donegal at around 10pm last night.

The pensioner was taken from the water but was later pronounced dead.

It is understood he was mooring his boat when the accident occurred.