Man dies following Galway rescue operation

Sunday 03 February 2013 10.52
The man has been brought to Galway University Hospital
The man has been brought to Galway University Hospital

A man died after being taken from the water following an air and sea operation in Galway city.

He was brought to Galway University Hospital.

Earlier there were unconfirmed reports a person was seen in the waters near the Claddagh area this morning

It is understood the man had been in the water for at least an hour before he was recovered. Gardaí are investigating.