Maynooth University can confirm an incident occurred in the swimming pool on the morning of Tuesday March 11th.
The swimming pool was immediately evacuated and the 25 children present were assessed by both the University’s Medical Team and the National Ambulance Service. As a further precaution six children were brought to hospital, while the remaining 19 children returned to their school. The six children were discharged later that afternoon after being assessed by hospital staff.
The incident is being investigated by both the University and the Health & Safety Authority.
The swimming pool remains closed until further notice.
Further information: Deirdre Watters: 086 803 5274