Mother dies in car canal plunge
Published 18/12/2011 | 21:42
A woman was killed and an eight-month-old baby injured when their car crashed in to a canal.
The 30-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle, when it entered the Grand Canal between Cloghan and Shannonbridge in Co Offaly.
She was taken to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe but later pronounced dead.
The male driver and eight-month-old were also rushed to hospital with minor injuries.
Gardai have appealed for witnesses.