Ballyheigue Man Dies In Drowning Accident In The Netherlands

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A NORTH Kerry man has died in a drowning accident in the Netherlands.

Alan Lucid, a 28 year old man from Ballyheigue, died after getting into difficulty in the water in Egmond aan Zee in northern Holland at around 4am Thursday morning.

Police have confirmed they are treating Mr Lucid’s death as an accident.

The scientist was attending an international symposium in the Dutch village with some colleagues on Lactic Acid Bacteria as part of research into his studies for a PhD. He was the youngest of eight children.

Speaking on Radio Kerry this morning, Cllr John Lucid from Ballyheigue said Mr Lucid’s family and the local community are shocked and devastated at the news.

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  1. Mags Reidy Corcoran says:

    So so sad. Condolences to his family and girlfriend. Prayers and thoughts are with U all at this time.x