Father of Ellen Glynn says she and her cousin are just happy to be alive
The father of one of the women rescued in Galway after spending 15 hours stranded at sea says they're both just happy to be alive.
Cousins Ellen Glynn and Sara Feeney drifted out while paddleboarding at Furbo beach on Wednesday night.
They managed to cling onto a lobster pot buoy and were eventually found by a local fisherman yesterday morning - 27 kilometres from where they'd set off.
Sara was released from hospital yesterday while Ellen is still receiving treatment.
Her dad Johnny Glynn says they had to deal with large waves - and the frustration of coming close to being rescued on Wednesday night:
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