DONEGAL MAN IS MUGGED AND DUMPED FOR DEAD IN AMSTERDAM CANAL

first_imgA Co Donegal man is lucky to be alive after he was attacked and thrown into a canal in Amsterdam.Ronan Kennedy from Killybegs who is lucky to be alive.Ronan Kennedy, from Killybegs, was visiting The Netherlands, when the terrifying experience happened last night.Ronan, 27, was left for dead after being mugged and dumped in the freezing waters of the Dutch capital The woodwork teacher, who now lives in Melbourne, Australia, was only saved when a passer-by dragged him out of the water and resuscitated him.He was later cared for by the emergency services who arrived on the scene within minutes.Ronan said himself that he is lucky to be alive.“I couldn’t get out myself and it was so cold that I didn’t last long. To the Dutch person who dragged me out of the canal and resuscitated me, I owe you my life.” He was treated overnight in hospital but has since been released without any serious injuries.Ronan is leaving Amsterdam tomorrow and is expected to arrive back in Australia on Friday.  DONEGAL MAN IS MUGGED AND DUMPED FOR DEAD IN AMSTERDAM CANAL was last modified: January 21st, 2014 by StephenShare 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:AmsterdamCANALdonegalhospitalKillybegsmuggedrobbedRonan Kennedylast_img read more