A man has died after falling into blowhole along Cork coast

A 22 year old man has died after falling into a blowhole along the coast of Cork.

He was part of a group who were camping near Garretstown Beach close to the Old Head of Kinsale.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was recovered by rescue divers.

One of his friends, a 23 year old man, who tried to help him was also rescued and is being treated in hospital.

Coast Guard spokesperson Gerard O'Flynn says the alarm was raised at around 11:30 last night: