Woman dies in kayak accident in Kerry

Woman dies in kayak accident in Kerry

A woman in her 30s has died after getting into difficulty while kayaking in County Kerry.

It happened at the Roughty River, Kilgarvan, shortly after noon today.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and her body has been taken to University Hospital Kerry.

The river is popular with kayakers and it is understood she was part of an experienced team from Cork.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has launched an investigation and the County Coroner has been informed.


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