Boy rescued from sea off Co Clare dies in hospital

Thursday 08 May 2014 22.49
The boy was airlifted from Clare to Galway on Sunday night
The boy was airlifted from Clare to Galway on Sunday night

A nine-year-old boy who was rescued from the sea at Black Head in Co Clare last Sunday night has died.

Aaron O'Flaherty from the Castletroy area of Limerick was with his father at a popular fishing location beside Black Head Lighthouse when he fell into the water.

He was airlifted to hospital in Galway and later to Dublin. He died earlier today.