Teelin drowning tragedy victims are formally identified

first_img Harps come back to win in Waterford Twitter Previous articleCall for public toilets at Letterkenny Retail ParkNext articleCouncil asking public to report Giant Hogweed sightings along public roads News Highland WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Google+ Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Both victims of the weekend drowning tragedy off Glencolmcille have now been formally identified.They were 56 year old Rimantis Barauskas, and 34 year old Raimundas Jesdauskas, both of them Lithuanian nationals who have lived in Ireland for some years.A post mortem examination was conducted yesterday afternoon in Lettterkennny University Hospital.Gardai said there was nothing suspicious about the deaths.Meanwhile, it has emerged that a tourist boat cancelled it’s final trip of the day to sea from Teelin Pier because of rough conditions just before the two fishermen lost their lives in off Nearby Malinbeg.The body of Mr Barauskas was discovered washed up on the rocks at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday.He wasn’t wearing a lifejacket. The remains of Mr Jesdauskas were spotted at sea two hours later by Rescue 118 helicopter from Sligo and lifted by Bundoran lifeboat. He had a lifejacketTheir boat, with two inflatable lifejackets aboard, was washed up on the rocks.Four people on the same boat, including Mr Barauskas, were rescued by Killybegs Coast Guard in the same area as the weekend tragedy, when running out of fuel last month. Pinterestcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – July 11, 2017 Twitter Teelin drowning tragedy victims are formally identified Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more