Three-year-old Irish boy in critical condition following swimming pool incident in Spain

13 August, 2019, 19:25 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Irish Boy Fighting For Life Af

An Irish boy has died after he was found unconscious in a swimming pool while on holiday in Spain.

It is understood that the alert was raised at 09:15 local time on Monday at the Aldeas de Aguamarina Villas in Cabo Roig, about 50 km south of Alicante.

He has been named by local media as James Greene and is due to turn four in December.

The boy was apparently spotted falling in by neighbours, who then contacted emergency services.

Officers reportedly found him "very cold" but were quick to react to the situation.

An air ambulance crew later arrived and worked on the child for two hours to stabilise his condition.

He was then airlifted to Alicante General Hospital after medics worked by the pool for almost two hours to stabilise the young boy.

Wall Street falls on geopolitical tensions, recession fears
Monday's reversals provided another reminder of the fragile mood across markets, which have endured a tumultuous start to August. The spread between 2-year and 10-year Treasury yields narrowed to only 6 basis points, near its lowest level in a dozen years.

Manchester United target spotted at Bayern Munich for medical ahead of transfer
While the Nerazzurri have no position for Perisic within their ranks, Bundesliga champions Bayern are happy to open their doors. Perisic was pictured leaving a hospital in Munich on Monday and told Bild: "Yeah, I just had the medical check-up".

Liverpool Keeper Alisson Becker Out For "Next Few Weeks" Says Jurgen Klopp
Alisson's loss for an extended period would represent a blow to the club he joined from Roma in a £65million switch last summer. After the Chelsea game in Istanbul, Liverpool faces Southampton on Saturday and Arsenal a week later.

The boy is now in a critical condition in Spanish hospital.

His family, who are with him at the hospital, are believed to be from Cork.

A lifeguard was not believed to be on duty at the time of the incident.

He had eaten breakfast yesterday morning before his family became anxious about his whereabouts.

Judicial Police of the Civil Guard has launched an investigation.

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is "aware of the the case and is providing consular assistance".



CannTrust says facility in Vaughan, Ont., rated non-compliant by Health Canada
Meridian is arm's-length to the Company and this loan represented the Company's only secured indebtedness. CannTrust said it was notified on Friday, and has accepted the Canadian health regulator's findings.

Prison reform activists ridicule Johnson’s tough stance on crime
Since taking office last month, Johnson has already set out plans to recruit another 20,000 police officers over the next three years.

JUST IN: Norway mosque attack suspect rejects murder allegation
The suspect's lawyer, Unni Fries, said in a brief phone interview on Monday that she could not comment on the case. Prime Minister Erma Solberg said that working against hate speech was a priority.

Woman stabbed in central Sydney knife rampage
The witness suggests killing the suspect, while others tell the witness to stop and to wait for the police. He drove off later witnessing the men giving chase. "He was fearless, he was completely fearless.

Officer, suspect killed in California shootout
Video after the shooting showed bullet holes in the front windows of two patrol cars and large holes blown in their back windows. A fourth officer responded and killed the driver during the shootout. "It was a long and horrific gun battle", the chief said.

Andy Murray to play singles at Zhuhai Championships, China Open
He played doubles in several tournaments, including Wimbledon with Serena Williams and the Citi Open with brother Jamie . Murray said he taken inspiration from doubles player Bob Bryan, who made a successful return from hip surgery.

WordPress owner Automattic buys blogging platform Tumblr for an undisclosed amount
In addition to WordPress, Automattic also owns e-commerce platform, WooCommerce, and note-taking application Simplenote. The companies' announcement said the deal is "subject to customary closing conditions".

System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition Confirmed
System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition coming soon! We know little and less about System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition at this stage. Watch the System Shock 2 20th anniversary celebration live Twitch stream here.

Apple offers security researchers $1 mn, special iPhones
Additionally, getting the components replaced extends the life of the gadget and saves you some money as well. It has been proven that people hold onto their phones for longer if they have access to cheap repairs.

Police appeal after road rage attack near Buckingham Palace
A woman was crushed by two cars last night near Hyde Park Corner after an altercation with a driver of a blue Evoque. The Daily Mail reports that the driver of the Mercedes was tasered and led away in handcuffs by the police .