It happened in the reservoir at Bohernabreena.

A 13 year old boy has drowned in a tragic accident in Dublin.

He was swimming in the reservoir at Bohernabreena when he got into difficulty and failed to resurface.

Emergency assistance was called and the boy was found a short time later.

He was taken to Crumlin Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A Garda spokesman confirmed the death.

He said: “We are investigating the death of a male youth, 13 years, that occurred following a drowning incident at a reservoir in the Bohernabreena area of Co. Dublin on 09/08/2020.