Toddler drowns on Meath farm

A toddler has died in a drowning incident on a farm in Co Meath today.

It is understood that the little boy died after falling into a rainwater lagoon on the farm near Donore this afternoon.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have launched separate investigations, but a garda spokesman said that they are treating the death as a tragic accident.

It is understood the child was 21 months old.


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