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Man dies after Cavan lake swim

Knocknagarton lake
Image caption The man had been swimming with friends at Knocknagarton lake

A 26-year-old man has died after he got into difficulty while swimming in a lake in the Republic of Ireland.

He had been swimming with friends at Knocknagarton lake near Virginia, County Cavan, at about 22:00 BST on Monday.

He was taken from the water and brought to Cavan General Hospital.

However, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.