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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Boy (13) rescued from river by Irish Coastguard

Published 28/12/2013 | 19:49

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A number of agencies including the Gardai responded.
A number of agencies including the Gardai responded.

Gardai in Drogheda have confirmed a 13 year old boy was rescued from the Boyne river earlier this evening.

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The youngster was playing close to the rivers edge when he appears to have accidentally fallen into the river opposite the garda station.

It is understood a member of the public threw a life ring to him and that a number of agencies including the Gardai responded.

A garda spokesman confirmed he was removed from the river by the Irish Coastguard. 

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