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Five-year-old boy dies after falling into lake in Dublin

The boy was found in the lake at 9.30am today.

The Pond at Tyrrelstown, Blanchardstown Dublin where a five-year-old boy has drowned in a pond in the Belgree Lawns area.
The Pond at Tyrrelstown, Blanchardstown Dublin where a five-year-old boy has drowned in a pond in the Belgree Lawns area.
Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A FIVE-YEAR-old boy has died after falling into a lake in Dublin today.

The tragic incident came to light after the boy was discovered in the lake at Belgree Lawns in Tyrrelstown at 9.30am.

Resuscitation attempts were made and the boy was brought to Temple St Children’s Hospital.

He was pronounced dead at 11.20am at the hospital.

Gardaí are not treating the incident as suspicious and will be assisting the coroner.

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