Five-year-old boy dies after being found in Mayo stream

Five-year-old boy dies after being found in stream close to his home in Ballina, County Mayo

29/03/2020 22:41:00

Five-year-old boy dies after being found in stream close to his home in Ballina, County Mayo

A five-year-old boy has died after being found in a stream close to his home in Ballina, County Mayo.

It is understood the boy, who lived at Rath Glas, Rehins Fort, with his family, wandered off early this afternoon and was reported missing a few minutes later.Gardaí from Ballina station, along with local residents, went in search of the child along the banks of the River Moy at the back of his housing estate and found him in a stream leading into the river.

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He was taken from the water and CPR commenced until the ambulance service arrived at the scene.Paramedics and medical staff continued to work on the child for a lengthy period before he was pronounced dead this evening.It is understood the youngster is the son of a business family in the town.

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My sincere condolences. Absolutely heartbreaking May you rest in peace, little Angel Poor little boy, RIP ciaranmullooly so very sad The worst news a family could get. RIP wee man Sad Regards to the family 😔😔so sad , condolences to his family Omg so sad god love them 🙏🏻 Rip💔💔 Oh bless his little soul. God bless you sweetheart and safe journey to God's House 😥❤ soverysad

Poor wee man 😢😢😢 Well this is sad news and I am thinking about his family hope they get enough strength to carry on. Oh god, heartbreaking 😔 So sad 😢😢 Oh my God this is so sad, RIP little man 💙 So sad. RIP the little boy. This is horrendous 😢 So sad 😔😢 😞 R.I.P little man RIP Heartbreaking RIP 💕 God poor little thing... Deepest sympathies to his family

Devastating news💔 Rip 💔 Heartbreaking, so sad for his family the guards and the emergency services what an awful tragedy RIP 😔 😞 so sad Poor wee little mite. 😔 Heart breaking thought s & prayers with his family at this sad sad time. RIP little one 😢 Oh my god , so sorry for his family 💔 Heart breaking news. RIP & fly high with those Angel wings 💔

Horrendous news, God love him.. 😢😢😢😔 😪 💔💔💔💔 This is just so sad x Very sad news. RIP little angel. Thoughts and prayers to his family. 😢 Ah no, frig sake this just breaks my heart. Poor child. May his little soul rest in peace and his family find the strength to cope with this devastating loss Horrendous. Beyond devastating x

Rest in peace little man. Can’t even imagine what they’re going through. 😢❤️ Horrible news So sad 🙏 Poor little mite..... God love his family and little friends xxx My God,RIP Heartbreaking, condolences to his loved ones Sad news 😪 Such sad news for any family to get Stomach wrenching hearing this. God love the family and the poor little boy 🙏

No words 💔 So sad 😞 Jesus. Rest in peace wee man. Cant begin to think what the parents are going through. 💔 😭. So tragic only 5. Strength & blessings 2 his family Sincere sympathies! 😔 RIP God bless his little soul.. I'm so sorry. Ahh god ,truly shocking ,poor family Oh my God, I'm so sorry for that poor family, rest in peace little man 😞

Dreadful news💔 Poor little guy RIP 😢 Poor guy Dreadfully dad news rip 🙏 💔Heartbreaking news. RIP Little angel and God give your family strength in the days ahead 💔💔 Awful news. The poor little pet. Keep this out of the media sorry RIP Heartbreaking So very sad Terribly sad news, condolences to his family during this tragic time

Six-year-old boy in Mayo dies after being found in stream close to homeGardaí had received a report earlier today that the boy had gone missing from his home. Heartbreaking So sad 😢 RIP ❤️❤️ Little baby

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