Tipperary man drowned in Australia

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The 28 year old Irish man who drowned in Australia yesterday was from Templetuohy, County Tipperary.

Martin Costigan from Templetuohy was swimming with his brother and friends at Scarborough beach in Perth at lunchtime yesterday when a freak wave swept him out to sea.

His body was later recovered from the sea.

He had been working in Australia for a number of months.