Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the death of a 13-year-old boy yesterday morning.
It is thought the boy fell from a height and was rushed to hospital but later died from his injuries.
A Garda spokesperson said “Gardaí, ambulance and local emergency services responded to an incident in a housing estate in Carlow town, Co. Carlow, shortly after 11am, on Saturday the 12th of November.”
“A 13-year-old boy was removed from the scene by ambulance to St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny where he was later pronounced dead.”
Gardaí confirmed that the local coroner has been notified, a post-mortem examination has been arranged and enquiries are ongoing.