Schoolboy dies after "tragic accident" in Cork school 1 year ago

Schoolboy dies after "tragic accident" in Cork school

Heartbreaking.

A teenage boy has died after a "tragic accident" in a school in Co. Cork.

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After an incident in Skibbereen Community School on Tuesday, emergency services were called to the secondary school to airlift a student to a hospital for treatment.

Gardaí confirmed to the Irish Mirror that they have since launched an investigation into the 15 year old's death but are treating the incident as a tragic accident, as well as preparing a file for the coroner.

A statement read: "Gardaí are investigating the death of a male child, aged 15 years, following an incident at a school in Co. Cork that occurred today, Tuesday 16th November 2021.

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"The child was taken to Cork University Hospital where they later passed.

"A file will be prepared for the Coroner's Court."

More information is to follow.