Fionnuala Walsh trains off the west Clare coast

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Susan Taylor who died swimming the English Channel for charity. Photograph: Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People/PA
Woman dies during Channel swim
  • UK
  • July 15, 2013, 16:27

A woman has died while attempting to swim the English Channel for charity, the British Foreign Office said.Susan Taylor, who was in her 30s, was swim(...)