Woman dies after entering water in city

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A woman who entered the water in the city yesterday afternoon has died.

The woman entered the water at O’Brien’s Bridge just after 2.30pm and the alarm was raised by a member of the public.

The Coast Guard and the RNLI conducted an extensive search and within 40 minutes the woman was removed from the water near Lough Atalia.

The woman was then taken to hospital where she was later pronounced dead

Meanwhile, emergency services were called to a separate incident in the city last night.

It’s understood that a woman entered the water near Ard Bia and another woman entered the water to help her.

Members of the rescue team and fire brigade entered the water and rescued the two women and neither were in a serious condition.