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00:36  10 july  2019
00:36  10 july  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

Tributes paid to 'bright' girl who tragically drowned at sea near Drogheda, Co Louth

Tributes paid to 'bright' girl who tragically drowned at sea near Drogheda, Co Louth Residents in the Aston Village area of Drogheda, Co Louth, are “hugging their children tighter” after 14-year-old Jill Amante drowned at a nearby beach on Friday. Jill was enjoying the sunshine with two friends at Seapoint beach near Termonfeckin, Co Louth on Friday afternoon. But while the three young people were swimming, Jill got into difficulty due to the riptide. Rescue efforts proved unsuccessful, and Jill sadly passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. Local councillor Ged Nash said the community is uniting in grief around Jill’s family following this “dreadful” tragedy.

Baltray, Co Louth . Image: Google Street View. Drogheda Coast Guard was tasked to the scene yesterday evening after what is believed to be a human leg bone (pending examination) was found on a beach at The Haven, Baltray.

Gardaí have opened an investigation into the discovery of a suspected human leg bone on a beach in Co Louth on Monday. “Drogheda Coast Guard were today tasked after what is believed to be a human leg bone (pending examination) was found on the beach at Baltray.The area was preserved

Suspected human leg bone found on a beach in Co Louth © Google Street View Baltray Co Louth

A SUSPECTED HUMAN leg bone has been found on a beach in Co Louth.

Drogheda Coast Guard was tasked to the scene yesterday evening after what is believed to be a human leg bone (pending examination) was found on a beach at The Haven, Baltray.

The discovery was made at around 8pm.

The area was preserved and gardaí were notified.

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Suspected human leg bone found on a beach in Co Louth

The bone was then taken away by gardaí for further examination. It will now be examined to establish if it is a human bone.

“Remember is you see someone in trouble on or near water dial 112/999 and ask for the Coast Guard,” Drogheda Coast Guard said on a statement on social media.

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Water safety warning issued to young swimmers following tragic death of Louth teenager Jill Amante Young people and children can be vulnerable even in shallow water . "We've had 30 child drownings in 10 years - that's 30 children drowned under 14 years of age," he told the Irish Examiner. "They can drown quickly and silently in relatively shallow water as well, so please keep an eye on them. "If they're quiet, don't take it that means they're ok. Drowning isn't always the splashing and waving call for help we see on TV programmes. It's quite silent.

Suspected human leg bone found on a beach in Co Louth . 1 hour ago 6,485 Views 5 Comments. The bone has been taken away for further examination.

Police launch an investigation after a human bone were found on the Achziv Beach in northern Israel earlier today. According to a police statement, a local resident found one of the bones while he was walking along the beach over the weekend. He reported the bone to authorities, who collected it for

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the discovery.

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It is the third time in just two weeks that the county has been struck by tragedy . On June 28, Jill Amante died after getting into difficulty while swimming at Seapoint Beach near Drogheda. The 14-year-old was remembered as a “bright, exuberant” girl. And just last weekend, seven-year-old Chantelle Keenan died after a car parked in a driveway in Drogheda rolled over her. It is understood a number of children were at the tragic scene. Meanwhile, Roger Sweeney of Irish Water Safety said extra vigilance is needed as “more people are using the water” and there is an “average of five drownings every fortnight”.

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