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Teenage girl who died in Dublin equestrian centre named as Tiggy Hancock from Carlow

It's understood she was attending a school in Kilkenny

The teenage girl who died in Dublin yesterday has been confirmed as Tiggy Hancock is from County Carlow.

The 15-year-old was going to school in Kilkenny and a member of the Carlow and Kilkenny Hunt Pony Club.

She suffered serious injuries while training at an equestrian centre and died shortly afterwards.

Tiggy was a member of the Horse Sport Ireland Pony High-Performance Eventing Programme.

She and her teammates secured a team bronze medal representing Ireland at the Under 16 European Eventing Team Championships in Poland.

Horse Sport Ireland has extended its deepest sympathies to her family.

Originally posted 10.16am. Updated 1.03pm.