Three children taken to hospital after incident in Letterkenny swimming pool

Emergency services are currently at the scene of an incident in Co. Donegal which is believed to involve chemicals.

The alarm was raised just after 12pm when a number of children became ill while in the swimming pool at Aura Leisure Centre’s in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

3 children have been taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where emergency plans have been implemented; their condition is not considered to be life threatening.

Gardaí are managing traffic at the scene where Ambulance and the Fire Service are also in attendance.

Members of the public are asked to avoid going to the area if possible to alleviate any traffic congestion.