A local councillor has it's a terrible tragedy for the community.
Investigations are continuing into the death of two Laois brothers who drowned while diving in Tipperary yesterday.
42-year-old Fergus and 34-year-old Philip Brophy from Ballybrittas are said to have been very experienced divers.
They got into difficulty at a quarry in Portoe yesterday and post mortems are being carried out this morning.
Local Fine Gael councillor Tom Mulhall says it's a terrible tragedy: