Gardaí in Co Wexford are investigating the death of a man following an incident on Duncannon Beach on Wednesday evening.

A 38-year-old man was taken from the sea at approximately 7pm and later pronounced dead at Wexford General Hospital.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been on Duncannon Beach between 6.30pm and 8pm yesterday, Wednesday 2 July, or anyone who may have information on the incident to contact gardaí at New Ross on 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.