Two women survive 15 hours in the water in Galway Bay
It is believed that the two women spent 15 hours on the water, "clinging to a lobster pot".
Two women who went missing while paddle boarding on Wednesday night have been found safely.
It is believed that the two women spent 15 hours on the water, and were found after by a search party that has been working since Wednesday night.
The RNLI say they were found by a local fisherman who discovered them "clinging to a lobster pot".
Two Missing Paddle Boarders located and being transferred to the care of the HSE, search is now standing down, thank you to everyone that assisted in this SAR operation.
— Irish Coast Guard (@IrishCoastGuard) August 13, 2020
An Garda Síochána confirmed to JOE that both women have been located and are currently being taken by emergency services for medical attention.
The search began at 10pm on Wednesday night after the women failed to return from a swim off the coast of the Galway coast.
Two RNLI lifeboats and two coast guard units are involved in the search.
No further information is available at this time.