Fatality in Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny

A MAN has died following an accident in Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny. His car left the road and went into the River Barrow at the Quay in the town at around 10.35pm last night.

A MAN has died following an accident in Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny. His car left the road and went into the River Barrow at the Quay in the town at around 10.35pm last night.

Frantic efforts to free the local man believed to be in his fifties, were unsuccessful. His remains were taken from the car at around 1.30am this morning by sub aqua divers and brought to Waterford Regional Hospital for a post mortem examination. The car will be removed from the river this morning.