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Woman airlifted from Ballycroneen beach, East Cork dies in the hospital

Woman airlifted from Ballycroneen beach, East Cork dies in the hospital
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A lady and her kid were rescued from the sea at Ballycroneen Beach this afternoon after they became entangled while swimming.

Several personnel from Ballycotton RNLI, Crosshaven RNLI, and the Coast Guard responded shortly after 12 p.m.

The Coast Guard helicopter and the Crosshaven lifeboat rescued the woman and her kid, from the ocean.





Gardaí visited the scene later this afternoon.

The woman was rushed for treatment at Cork University Hospital and was in critical condition. She has since passed away.

The young boy received non-life-threatening injuries.