Two teenagers die after separate incidents in Dublin and Waterford

Girl (15) dies following injuries sustained in exercise event at equestrian centre in Dublin

Gardaí in Ballyfermot responded to a call at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane, Co Dublin.

Gardaí in Ballyfermot responded to a call at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane, Co Dublin.

 

Two teenagers have died after separate incidents in Dublin and Waterford on Wednesday.

Gardaí in Ballyfermot responded to a call at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane, Rathcoole, Co Dublin, at about 2pm.

Dublin Fire Brigade and the National Ambulance Service attended the scene and provided medical assistance to a 15-year-old girl who was injured during an exercise event.

She was taken to Crumlin children’s hospital, where she later died.

Gardaí said the coroner has been notified. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has also been notified and will carry out an examination on Thursday.

Gardaí said investigations are ongoing. A file will be prepared for the Coroner’s Court.

Separately, gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a workplace accident in Dungarvan, Co Waterford on Wednesday afternoon.

A boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The HSA has been notified and will carry out an investigation. A file will be prepared for the coroner.