Woman dies following Dublin fairground accident

A woman attending a Britney Spears concert in Dublin has died after falling from a fairground ride.

Woman dies following Dublin fairground accident

A woman attending a Britney Spears concert in Dublin has died after falling from a fairground ride.

The 31-year-old is understood to have been on the ride outside the O2 arena when she was thrown to the ground last night.

Gardaí said the incident happened at around 11.20pm.

It is believed the woman died instantly and her body was removed from the scene. She had been at the concert earlier in the evening.

The area outside the venue has been sealed off ahead of a forensic examination by Garda technical experts.

Officers at Store Street have launched an inquiry. The Health and Safety Authority has also been asked to investigate the death.

It is understood there were a number of fairground rides outside O2 for the event.

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