A 17-year-old girl died after collapsing at the Kodaline gig on Friday
It has emerged today that a 17-year-old girl died after collapsing at the Kodaline concert in Dublin's Marlay Park on Friday.
According to the Irish Sun on Sunday, a Garda spokesperson said that "a 17-year-old girl took ill at a concert in Marlay Park on Friday July 8. She was treated at the medical centre on site before being transferred to Tallaght Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short while later."
The Gardai are awaiting the results of an autopsy and a coroner's report to determine the nature of the investigation.
A statement by organisers and promoters MCD has expressed sympathy with "the family, relatives and friends of the deceased" on behalf of themselves and the band.
The statement also said that the girl had underlying health conditions:
"During the Kodaline concert at Marlay Park a 17-year-old girl with a pre-existing medical condition became ill.
"The on-site medical team of doctors and paramedics immediately treated the young lady who was transferred to hospital by one of the on site ambulances.