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Irish teen dies in tragic accident in Spain

Ryan O’Shea (19) was on a family holiday when he died.

File: Costa del Sol beach near Torremolinos
File: Costa del Sol beach near Torremolinos
Image: PA Archive/Press Association Images

A YOUNG IRISH teenager has died in an accident in Spain.

He has been named as Ryan O’Shea (19) from Killybegs, Co Donegal, and it is understood he died after falling from a wall at a resort near Torremolinos.

Deputy Thomas Pringle, who is based in Killybegs, told TheJournal.ie: “He was on a family holiday in Spain, where his family own an apartment.”

He said that details are still filtering through about the tragic accident, and that locals were shocked by the news. “Everybody is devastated,” he said. “To hear of such a tragedy, that a family goes on holiday and one of them ends up dead.”

No funeral arrangements have been made public as of yet.

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