A woman has died after being attacked by two dogs, at a house near Moycullen in Co Galway. 

The incident happened at a house on the road between Moycullen and Spiddal.

The woman was in her mid 60s. It is understood she was visiting a relative when two Bullmastiffs attacked her this evening. 

Emergency services were called to the scene but were unable to save the woman due to the extent of the injuries she sustained. 

The woman's body has been taken to University Hospital Galway, where a post-mortem examination will take place.