20 year old Sligo man dies in South America

A young man from Sligo has died in a kayaking accident in South America.


20-year-old, Alex McGourty, from Calry, has been working in Ecuador as a trainee instructor.


This afternoon, the Sligo Kayaking club, which he had been a member of since he was 13, paid tribute to him on their Facebook page.


We will have more details on this story as we get them.