Woman Rescued From River Shannon

© Pat Flynn

A woman was rescued from the River Shannon in Killaloe.

The alarm was raised shortly after 10am this morning when a woman entered the water at Killaloe Bridge.

The Killaloe Coast Guard unit along with Fire and Rescue from the Scariff station attended the scene, Coast Guard helicopter R115 was tasked to assist but was shortly stood down.


The woman was taken from the water aboard a fishing vessel and transported ashore before being transported to UHL for observation following an ambulance service assessment.