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Woman dies following drowning incident in Dublin

An investigation is underway by gardaí after a woman died following a drowning incident in south Dublin.

The woman’s body was recovered from the water in the Ringsend area on Wednesday morning.

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Her body was removed from the water by the Irish Coast Guard after they were alerted by a member of the public who spotted clothing in the Half Moon bathing area of South Bull Wall.

A search began immediately upon the arrival of a Coast Guard team, who were assisted by RNLI Dun Laoighaire Lifeboat Station.

The body of the woman, aged in her 40s, was located a short while after.

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Her body was removed from the scene and taken to Dublin City Morgue to undergo a post-mortem examination.

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