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Man dies at Cliffs of Moher in County Clare

Cliffs of Moher Image copyright Tina Garrahie
Image caption GardaĆ­ (Irish police) said they were called at 07:00 local time on Saturday

A man in his 40s has died at the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare.

GardaĆ­ (Irish police) were called at 07:00 local time on Saturday. The man was found at the bottom of the cliffs and pronounced dead at the scene.

It is understood he may have been in the area to take part in the extreme sport of base jumping.

It involves jumping from cliffs, mountains, buildings and other high structures with a parachute.

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