Home Irish News Funeral details announced for tragic sea swimmer Ciarán Megannety. News Jani

Funeral details announced for tragic sea swimmer Ciarán Megannety. News Jani

Funeral details announced for tragic sea swimmer Ciarán Megannety.

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The funeral of a man who drowned while swimming off the coast of Wicklow on Sunday evening is to be held on Friday.

Iarán Megannety, from Bray, Co Wicklow, who was in his 60s, was a member of Bray Sea Swimmers.

Emergency services, including a rescue helicopter, attended the scene after reports of a swimmer in distress at the beach and it is understood he was caught in a dangerous riptide while swimming.

Bystanders and emergency services managed to pull the local man from the water and CPR was administered, but he was pronounced dead a short time later despite vigorous resuscitation efforts.

Gardaí and ambulance crews began CPR on him but he was later pronounced dead.

Mr Megannety’s funeral notice on rip.ie read: “Ciarán Megannety, Bray, Co Wicklow (sudden). Beloved son of the late Gerard and Anna, brother of the late Geraldine and cousin of the late John. Will be sadly missed by her loving family, her brother-in-law Brandon, nephew Paul, niece Gemma, her many cousins, extended family and a large circle of friends.

“Ciaran will be reposing at Thomas Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, Bogle Road, Bray on Thursday from 5pm to 6pm. Removal from the funeral home on Friday at 10.10am, to the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace. Private cremation for family and close friends after arriving on foot for funeral mass at 10.30am.

Family flowers by request only. Donations in Ciarán’s memory to Purple House Cancer Support.

Several members of the Bracy Swimmers paid tribute to Mr Magnetti on their social media platforms.

A friend said: “My thoughts are with the brave souls who went to Ciaran’s aid and the danger they put themselves in … Ciaran would have known they were there to help him, that he Wasn’t alone. I hope this brings them some comfort.”

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