Tipperary tragedy - man died in kayaking accident on River Suir

Tipperary tragedy - man died in kayaking accident on River Suir

The Coast Guard helicopter attended the scene.

A man has died in a boating accident on the river Suir.

The man in his fifties got into difficulties while kayaking at Garnavilla, Cahir on Saturday.

He was taken from the river by the local river resuce but died a short time later.

Gardaí attended the scene of an incident.

His body has been removed to University Hospital Waterford for a post-mortem examination.