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DUP EXPRESS SYMPATHY FOLLOWING DEATH ON LOUGH ERNE

Sympathy expressed after death on Lough Erne

DUP Leader Arlene Foster and DUP Cllr Keith Elliott have both expressed sympathy after a women died in Lough Erne overnight.

The Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA, Arlene Foster said, “This is heartbreaking news for the area. I want to extend my sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of this young woman. The death of a young life will come as an immense shock to this area and in particular the woman’s family.

Lough Erne and Devenish Island is often pictured as a scene of beauty but today it is the scene of such tragic circumstances. I wish to thank the emergency services and the RNLI who attended the scene. As we enter into the holiday period, I would urge everyone to exercise caution while on the water.”

Fermanagh and Omagh DUP Cllr Keith Elliott, added, “This is a devastating incident for the family and all connected with Lough Erne. I want to praise the RNLI and the emergency services for their brave actions at the scene.

The pain of this tragic death will be felt right around the county and my thoughts and prayers go out to the young woman’s family at this time.”

 

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