It happened in the early hours of this morning.

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A 19 year-old girl has died after becoming unwell at her Debs in County Galway.

The teenager was attending her school dance at a hotel in Ballinasloe at the time. The girl, who’s believed to be from Loughrea, reported feeling unwell at around 2am this morning, the Irish Independent reports.

An ambulance was called and she was taken to Portiuncula Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow and Garda investigations are continuing.