Search for 4-year-old at Clare river underway

A massive search has been launched in Ennis for a 4-year-old child feared missing in a local river.

A massive search has been launched in Ennis for a 4-year-old child feared missing in a local river.

It is believed that the young boy fell in to the River Fergus at the rear of the Aughanterroe housing estate on the outskirts of Ennis at around 5.15pm this evening.

Gardaí, fire brigade and Civil Defence personnel are searching the area while the Shannon based Irish Coastguard helicopter has also been sent to the scene.

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