Tribute was paid to a six-year-old boy from Belfast who died over the holidays after an incident at a swimming pool in Mallorca.
Corey Aughey had been in intensive care in Spain since last Thursday’s crash but died on Monday afternoon, it’s been confirmed..
A statement posted to Facebook by the family read, “King Corey has earned his wings,” and thanked everyone from the bottom of their hearts for their support.
According to RTE, the statement added: “Now we have to concentrate on getting him home.
“Please keep praying for the family to get the strength to get through the next couple of weeks.”
Britain’s Foreign Office said it was supporting “supporting the family of a British child who had died in Spain and are in contact with the local authorities”.
A spokesman said: “Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.”
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