On Friday August 2nd, nineteen-year-old, Jack Downey became ill while attending Indiependence Festival.
The on-site medical team of Doctors and Paramedics immediately treated Mr. Downey, who was transferred to hospital by one of the on-site ambulances.
Despite the best efforts of all medical teams, Mr. Downey passed away on August 5th in hospital.
As with all sudden deaths, An Garda Siochána are investigating any pre-existing medical conditions and the circumstances surrounding the matter.
Our immediate thoughts and those of all the festival-goers are with the family, relatives and friends of Mr. Downey at their very sad loss.
Issued on behalf of Indiependence Festival.