Emergency services are at the scene of the search on Lough Ree
Two fisherman are in a critical condition in hospital and a search is continuing for a third after a boating accident on Lough Ree near Athlone.
The three men were part of a group of six from an angling club in Armagh who got into difficulty when their boat capsized in windy conditions.
The RNLI and the Air Corps are involved in the search.
It is understood the vessel got into difficulties just north of Hodson Bay.
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