Body recovered during search for missing Inis Oirr woman

Calshot, D class, 248 Squardon RAF D-609. The Inshore lifeboat is moving at speed from right to left away from the camera. Paul Rushmer and Iwan Morris in the boat surrounded by white water

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The body of a woman was located off the Galway coast yesterday during a search for a woman who had gone missing from her home on the Aran Islands.

The 70 year old woman was reported missing from Inis Oírr early yesterday (21/3) and a search followed.

The Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat, Doolin-based Coastguard and Rescue helicopter 115 were all part of the search.

Helicopter crew located the body of a woman off the coast of Galway last evening and RNLI crews brought her ashore to Rossaveal and the search was stood down.