Irish man dies while on holiday in Portugal
Tom Griffin was kitesurfing when he suddenly became ill, according to local reports
Father-of-three Tom Griffin who died while on holiday in Portugal. Photograph: RIP.ie
Mr Griffin was assisted by lifeguards on the beach and nearby Navy personnel while medical staff tried to resuscitate him, according to Lisbon newspaper Correio da Manha.
Attempts to revive Mr Griffin were unsuccessful and he was declared dead at the beach, reported the newspaper.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed they were aware of the death of an Irishman and were providing consular assistance to the family.