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HelicopterA woman has died after being swept out to sea off the coast of Clare.

The woman who is in her 50’s was believed to be fishing when she was swept off the rocks near Fanore, at Ballyreen.

Valentia Coast Guard were contacted at 8:45 this morning by local fisherman.

Doolin Coastguard rescued her from the water and she was rushed to University Hospital Galway by Shannon Rescue 115 where she has since passed away.