It happened around midday

A man has died following a drowning incident in Dun Laoghaire in County Dublin.

It happened around midday when Gardai and the Coast Guard were called to the West Pier where a man in his 50s had been spotted in the water by a passer-by.

Rescue teams found him unresponsive in the water, and his body has since been recovered and taken to Loughlinstown Hospital where a post mortem will take place later