Two teenagers die in separate incidents in Dublin and Waterford
A 15-year-old girl tragically died during an exercise event in Ballyfermot.
Two teenagers have died as a result of accidents in Dublin and Waterford on Wednesday (16 June).
Gardaí in Ballyfermot responded to a call at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane in Dublin at approximately 2pm on Wednesday.
Dublin Fire Brigade and the National Ambulance Service were in attendance and provided medical assistance to a 15-year-old girl who was injured during an exercise event.
She was removed to Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin, where she later passed away.
The Coroner has been notified of this tragic incident. The Health and Safety Authority have also been notified and will carry out an examination on Thursday.
Investigations into the incident are ongoing and a file will be prepared for the Coroner's Court.
Gardaí and emergency services also attended the scene of a workplace accident in Dungarvan in Waterford on Wednesday, where a male teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Health and Safety Authority have been notified and a file will be prepared for the Coroner.