Two teens killed in separate incidents

Two teens killed in separate incidents

Picture: Denis Minihane.

Two teenagers have lost their lives following separate incidents in Dublin and Waterford.

A teenage boy has been killed in a workplace incident in Dungarvan this afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Health and Safety Authority have been notified and Gardaí said a file will be prepared for the coroner.

Dublin incident

The Health and Safety Authority has said it will carry out an examination today into the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager in Dublin.

At around 2pm on Wednesday afternoon, emergency services were called to an equestrian centre in Rathcoole, after a 15-year-old girl received serious injuries during a training exercise.

She was taken to Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin where she later died.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing and a file is being prepared for the Coroners Court.

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