Edel Casey, mother of James Casey Butler (7) from Midleton, Co Cork, who died last year.  Photograph:  Collins

A six-year-old boy bravely tried to save his friend when he fell into a fast flowing river, an inquest heard.James Casey-Butler (6) tragically died ha(...)

A spokesman for HSE South said yesterday an ambulance was called to the Tir Cluain Housing Estate at 6.41pm on Saturday and was onsite by 6.59pm to tend to James Casey Butler. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Health Minister Dr James Reilly has asked for a report on the circumstances around the death of a seven-year-old boy a day after falling into a(...)

James Casey Butler (7) who has died in hospital after he slipped  and fell into the Owencurra river near the Tir Cluain estate in Midleton, Co Cork, on Saturday night. Photograph:  Provision

A seven-year-old boy has died in hospital after falling into surging flood waters in Midleton, east Cork, at the weekend. James Casey But(...)