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BREAKING: An Irish Boy Has Died After A Boat Capsized In The United States

By James Fenton

July 31, 2017 at 12:29pm

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An eight year-old Irish boy has died after the boat he was travelling in capsized in Massachusetts last week. 

According to the Irish Independent he has been named locally as Harry O'Connor from Clonmel, Co Tipperary. He had been travelling with a group of 12 people including his parents. 

It is thought that Harry stayed underwater for around 24 minutes before he was rescued. He lost his life on Saturday at Boston Children's Hospital. 

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