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Investigations Continuing After Tragic Death Of Laois Brothers

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:


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