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Man and woman drown in separate incidents in Cavan and Leitrim

A man and a woman have been confirmed dead after drowning in separate incidents in Cavan and Leitrim.

Gardaí were called to an incident at Loch Gowna in Cavan shortly before 9.30pm yesterday evening.

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The body of a young woman in her 20s was recovered a short time later.

The body of the woman has been brought to the mortuary at Navan Hospital for a post-mortem examination. 

In Leitrim, at approximately 9:00pm, a man in his 70s was snorkeling at Spencer Harbour in Drumkeeran, when he failed to resurface.

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The mans body was recovered by emergency services shortly after the alarm was raised.

His body has been brought to Sligo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

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