An Irishman in his 30s has died in a diving accident abroad 4 years ago

An Irishman in his 30s has died in a diving accident abroad

An Irishman has died in a diving accident in Egypt, RTE reported on Saturday.

The accident occurred in the seas off Dahab. The man is believed to be in his 30s and from Dublin.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs are aware of the case and are offering consular assistance.

Dahab is a small fishing town on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.

It is located around 80km northeast of Sharm el-Sheikh. It is considered to one of the best diving spots in the world and became popular with tourists from the 1980s.