first_imgTHE 28-year-old man who drowned in a fishing accident on a Co Donegal river yesterday was Eddie Gildea from Letterkenny.The son of Mary and Martin Gildea, Correnagh, Eddie was angling at the Salmon Leap, Cloghan, on the River Finn when he lost his footing.It’s understood he had just caught a salmon and was attempting to get it into a net when he fell and was swept away by a current driven by a waterfall. The removal of his remains is today at 5pm from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest in Letterkenny to the family home.Funeral Mass will be at the Church of the Irish Martyrs at 11m on Thursday. TRAGIC DROWNING VICTIM WAS LETTERKENNY MAN EDDIE GILDEA was last modified: July 22nd, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:anglerCloghandrowningEddie Gildeariver finnlast_img