Angler drowns near Foxford

The River Moy in Foxford. Photo: Google Maps

The River Moy in Foxford. Photo: Google Maps

 A man in his 50s died yesterday while fishing on the river Moy.

The man got into difficulty fishing on the river near Foxford on Monday afternoon, after he appeared to lose his footing on the river bacnk

Anglers in the area tried to save the man but they were unable to do so.

The incident happend near Foxford bridge close to the town.

His body was recoverd and brought to Mayo University Hosptial in Castlebar- where a postmortem is due to be carried out today (Tuesday, May 29 ).

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