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Investigation Gardaí launch probe after woman's body discovered near coastline in South Galway

A person out walking near the shoreline made the discovery at around 11.30 yesterday morning at Doorus, north of Kinvara

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Doorus, Kinvara. Photo: Google Maps

Doorus, Kinvara. Photo: Google Maps

Doorus, Kinvara. Photo: Google Maps

Gardaí say efforts are underway this morning to identify a body that was discovered near the coastline in South Galway. 

It has been reported locally that a person out walking near the shoreline made the discovery at around 11.30 yesterday morning at Doorus, north of Kinvara.

The remains, understood to be that of a female, have been removed to the mortuary at UHG.

The local Coroner has been notified and the Office of the State Pathologist have been requested to conduct a post-mortem examination.

Gardaí say efforts to identify the deceased are ongoing.

The outcome of the post-mortem exam will determine the course of the Garda investigation, they added.

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