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Divers recover body from River Finn

The 'Salmon Leap' on the River Finn

The ‘Salmon Leap’ on the River Finn

Divers have recovered the body of a man who went missing when he fell into the River Finn at lunchtime today.

The man, who is understood to be in his 20s and from Letterkenny, was believed to be with a group of people when he fell into the water at a place known locally as The Salmon Leap at Cloghan near the Cloghan Lodge.

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The young man is believed to have fallen into the well-known river at around 11.47am while fishing.

Gardai at Letterkenny alerted the Coastguard at Malin Head who scrambled the Rescue 118 helicopter from Sligo to take part in the search.

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