Wheelchair user dies after falling into the water at Dún Laoghaire pier | JOE.ie

28/06/2022 10:13:00

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Wheelchair user dies after falling into the water at Dún Laoghaire pier

9 Ellen Fitzpatrick Tragic news.Expand St Michael’s Hospital car park at Crofton Road in Dún Laoghaire.A woman using a wheelchair has died after she was pulled from the sea in Dublin earlier today.Expand St Michael’s Hospital car park at Crofton Road in Dún Laoghaire.

A woman using a wheelchair has died after being pulled from the sea in Dublin on Monday (27 June).Advertisement The woman was in her 50s and entered the water at Dún Laoghaire's East Pier, an area known to be a popular walking spot.Mr Justice David Holland was told on Monday that the planning board has indicated in correspondence between the parties that it will consent to an order quashing its fast-track approval for the strategic housing development (SHD) on lands at St Michael’s Hospital, Crofton Road.READ MORE The Irish Coast Guard and Gardaí were called to the scene before her body and the wheelchair were recovered from the water at around 2.30pm.30pm.The board’s decision was challenged by Crofton Buildings Management, manager of the Harbour View apartment development next to the proposed development site, and Monkstown resident Stephanie Bourke, of Carrickbrennan Road, Monkstown.Gardaí have confirmed that she was pronounced dead and that a post-mortem is expected to be conducted over the coming days.Their counsel, Stephen Dodd SC, said they were consenting to the matter being put back.

They are also investigating all circumstances that led to the incident and her death.Mr Justice Holland adjourned the case for two weeks.READ MORE: A statement from gardai said: "Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances after the body of a female in her 50s was recovered from the Water at Dun Laoghaire at 2:30pm this afternoon, Monday 27th June.Advertisement A Garda spokesperson said in a statement to JOE:"Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances after the body of a female in her 50s was recovered from the water at Dun Laoghaire at 2.30pm this afternoon, Monday 27 June.Crofton Buildings Management and Ms Bourke claimed the board acted beyond its powers and/or in breach of certain requirements of section 9."Her body has since been removed to the mortuary at Loughlinstown where a post-mortem will take place at a later date.ie/news." Share article.It was also claimed that Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council found the proposed development was in material contravention of the county development plan for various reasons, including its height.It was also claimed that Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council found the proposed development was in material contravention of the county development plan for various reasons, including its height.

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