Irishman who died in Australia named

Irishman who died in Australia named

The parents of a young Irishman who died in Australia are on their way there.

The man, has been named locally as Niall Quinn from Silverbridge, County Armagh.

He was in his mid twenties and from the North.

It is reported he had been on a houseboat with a group of friends, when he slipped and fell into the Murray River, near the New South Wales border with Victoria.

It is understood he tried to jump into the water but slipped and banged his head.

His body was recovered around two hours later.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.


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