Listowel Gardai investigate search for local woman and child

Gardai in Listowel are investigating the circumstances surrounding last night’s search for a local woman and a child. Personnel from the Fire Service, Gardai, the Coastguard and Ballybunion Sea and Cliff Rescue were involved in the operation which began after a call was made to the 999-system.A child’s buggy with clothes in it were found near the River Feale, but the woman and child were located safe and well in Killarney. Inspector Martin McCarthy says the Garda investigation is ongoing. Frank O’Connor from Ballybunion Sea and Cliff Rescue says the search operation was one of the most extensive for some time.