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Missing paddle-boarders found alive by fisherman off Galway coast

A woman and teenage girl who were reported missing after going paddle boarding in Galway Bay yesterday afternoon have been found alive.

They were discovered by a local fisherman clinging to a lobster pot.

The two, aged 17 and 23, are believed to have survived 15 hours in the water after they were taken out to sea.

They are currently receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

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