PODCAST: Roscommon sub-aqua members ‘chilled’ after death of two divers in Portroe

Investigations are continuing into the death of two brothers who drowned while diving in Portroe in Tipperary yesterday.

42-year-old Fergus and 34-year-old Philip Brophy from Ballybrittas in Co. Laois are said to have been very experienced divers.

Post mortems are being carried out today.

Members of the Roscommon Sub Aqua Club were also at the centre on a training exercise with new recruits when word spread that divers were in difficulty.

Regional Diving Officer Bernie McCarrick says they offered their assistance – she spoke to MaryClaire on today’s Let’s Talk: