Witness Appeal Following Fatal Drowning At Grand Canal

Gardaí in Dublin have appealed for witnesses following a fatal drowning incident at Grand Canal, Portobello, Dublin, in the early hours of Saturday, 18 June 2016.

It is understood a man got into difficulty while swimming in the Grand Canal at approximately 4.25am.

Garda have described the man as aged in his early twenties, 5' 8'' in height, black hair and wearing a black and blue shirt.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who was in the Portobello area between 4am and 4:45am on 18 June, to contact them at Terenure Garda Station on 01 666 4000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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