MCIB/180 - Clodagh River
Report of Investigation into fatal incident on the Clodagh River, Co. Waterford on 7th April 2010
Portlaw weir, Co. Waterford
Date of Incident
Wednesday 07 April 2010
Tuesday 26 April 2011
On 7th April 2010, Mr. Philip Kelly, Mr. Connie Smith and Mr. Derek Elliott entered the water in their kayaks at Curraghmore Estate in Whitestown, Co. Waterford, Ireland and paddled downstream for about 30 minutes until they reached the weir at Portlaw.\r\n
Whilst attempting to navigate the weir, Mr. Philip Kelly and Mr. Connie Smith lost their lives.