One man drowned and another rescued when a boat overturned under remarkable circumstances in Carlingford lough. The man that died Mr. Joseph Hardy was a well known oyster merchant in Omeath. Mr hardy left Omeath shore with Owen Connoly to go to the oyster beds, as they were leaving their boat overturned and the two men were thrown in. When they were brought to land Mr. Hardy was dead. Mr Hardy was 45 years old and unmarried. He was a well known figure in the business life of Co. Louth.