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Tragedy as teenager drowns in the Liffey

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Gardai at the scene this afternoon.
Gardai at the scene this afternoon.

A 13-year-old boy has died after a drowning accident in the Liffey this afternoon.

It is understood the boy entered the river at around 2.30 this afternoon between Islandbridge and Chapelizod before getting into difficulty.

The garda sub-aqua team attended the scene and the teenager's body was taken from the water shortly afterwards.

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