The woman who died yesterday at University Hospital Galway following a road collision ten days previous has been named locally.

34 year old Irene Lynch, who was a mother of two and from Athlone in County Westmeath, died yesterday having been in a critical condition.

It is understood that she was pregnant at the time of the crash.

She was a passenger in the vehicle when the car collided with a wall before overturning in the village of Mionloc on the outskirts of Galway City.

Ms Lynch was brought to UHG, and it was confirmed yesterday evening that she passed away.

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 40s, was also brought to hospital at the time for injuries that were non-life threatening.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for anyone who may have witnessed the collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the Menlo area of Galway city between 6am and 7am on Friday 15th March 2024 are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

May she Rest In Peace.


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