Local man dies after entering Ballyconnell-Ballinamore Waterway

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Local man dies after entering Ballyconnell-Ballinamore Waterway

ean Drumm was the proprietor of Corraquill Cruising died after falling into the canal on Saturday

A local businessman died after entering the marina on at Corraquill Lough, Derrylin on the Cavan/ Fermanagh border.

Sean Drumm was the proprietor of Corraquill Cruising, it is understood he slipped on an icy jetty and fell into the water while trying to reposition a barge in his marina at Lock Number 1 on January 2.

Sean Drumm RIP

A Coastgaurd helicopter and search teams were deployed and his body was later recovered close to the boat. The PSNI say they are investigating the incident but are not treating it as suspicious.

He is being remembered by the inland boating community and for his past decorated sports career with Teemore Shamrocks.

Sean Drumm with an address at Drummetta Road Aghalane was 69 years old. He is sadly missed by his wife Mary (nee Melanophy), sons Ronan & Colm, their partners Aideen and Tara, grandson Aodan, brother Francis and sisters Moira, Sheila,Rosaleen, Carmel and Christina, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.