Isaac Agaba-Adeyefa: drowned

the GARDA investigation into the drowning of an eight-year-old boy in a swimming pool in Navan, Co Meath, is not expected to lead to any prosecutions.

Isaac Agaba-Adeyefa died while swimming at the Aura LeisureLink in Navan, despite the presence of eight trained life guards. A garda investigation has been launched into the exact circumstances that led to the boy's death, although no charges are expected to be brought.

Management at the swimming pool insists it was operating at just 60% of capacity at the time of the tragedy.

Meanwhile, counselling for a young girl who spotted Isaac in the pool was arranged on Friday afternoon with the Health Service Executive (HSE). The same service is to be offered to others who were in the pool at the time.

As part of the ongoing inquiry, gardaí will examine CCTV footage at the leisure centre and interview witnesses to the tragedy.

After Isaac was spotted in difficulties, lifeguards made desperate attempts to resuscitate him.

The young boy was then taken to Navan General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A post mortem revealed that he had died of drowning with no underlying health issues.

Navan mayor Joe Reilly said: "Our condolences go to his family and the staff and management of the pool.

"I am conscious of the fact that Isaac's school will be open next week and there will be young people there who knew him and who will be traumatic."

Aura, which describes itself as being the largest leisure centre operator in Ireland, has 10 facilities around the country.