Thursday 25 May 2017

Five-year-old boy dies in Killarney hotel pool

Independent.ie reporters

A FIVE-year-old boy has drowned in the swimming pool of the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney, Co Kerry.

Gardaí confirmed that the boy was pronounced dead at Tralee General Hospital at around 11am this morning following the incident.

A spokesperson for the hotel said "the pool was fully supervised at the time of the accident with two qualified lifequards and all appropriate steps were taken".

"We are deeply saddened by the events and their thoughts were with the family at this time."



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