Man drowns at Rathmullan pier in County Donegal

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

A search operation began after reports that a man had entered the water at Rathmullan pier around 22:00 GMT on Monday.

Lough Swilly lifeboat recovered the man's body from the water but the crew was unable to save him.

It is understood the victim was mooring his boat when the accident happened.

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