Two men have died after the car they were in entered the water in the early hours of this morning.
Gardaí are investigating the fatal single vehicle road traffic incident that occurred at Menlo Pier, Galway City.
At approximately 2:40am, Gardaí and emergency services received reports of a car in the water at the pier.
Three males were removed from the water and taken to University Hospital Galway where two of the males have since passed away.
The condition of the third male is currently described as critical.
The scene at Menlo Pier is currently preserved for technical examination and the services of Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested.Gardaí are appealing to anyone who has information that can assist with this investigation to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.
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