Man dies following Cliffs of Moher fall

Indian student dies after falling from Ireland's famous Cliffs of Moher while taking selfie

The Cliffs of Doher in Ireland where a young man fell to his death after it's believed he was trying to take a selfie.

The man in his 20s, whose identity was not immediately known, is said to be an Indian national studying in Dublin, The Irish Sun reported.

Trinity College Dublin has released a statement after the tragic news that one of their students died at the Cliffs of Moher on Friday.

He lost his balance while taking a photograph at the popular tourist attraction site - the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare - on Friday afternoon.

Once the man was located, the helicopter winchman was lowered to the water and was able to recover him.

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Frances, who worked for an online magazine, said: "I've wanted to do my PhD in clinical psychology and I can afford to do it now". She named one planned beneficiary: St Francis FC, a community football club in Hartlepool, where the couple lived for 25 years.

Rescue 115 and the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard were alerted and on the scene once the alarm was raised by visitors on the cliff walk.

The victim was formally pronounced dead before his remains were removed to University Hospital Limerick for formal identification and post-mortem examination.

It is understood gardai have spoken to a number of onlookers who witnessed the accident.

A spokesman said, was quoted as saying, "There is nothing to suggest at this stage that this was anything other than a tragic accident".

Investigations are ongoing as police try to contact the man's family.

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