On Air Now

Women in Music

7:00pm - 8:00pm

  • 045 901 490
  • 0833-979797

Now Playing

Randy Crawford

One Day I'll Fly Away

Student From Dublin Dies Following Kayaking Incident In The US

Stock image: Pexels

Columbia University confirmed the news in a statement

A student from Dublin has died during a kayaking trip in the US.

Ella Mills, who was studying at Columbia University in New York, died in the incident in Washington DC on Sunday afternoon.

The third year Trinity College student had arrived in the US earlier this month.

In a statement, Columbia University said she is survived by her parents, brother, and sister.

A reflection service to remember her was held at the university yesterday evening.

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said that it is "aware of this tragic incident and is providing support and assistance to the family".

More from National News

Stay tuned to Kfm!

Get the Kfm Apps for you phone, tablet or smart speaker...

Kfm Kildare Weather

  • Thu

    Heavy Rain

    17°C

  • Fri

    Sunny intervals

    18°C

  • Sat

    Sunny intervals

    19°C

  • Sun

    Low-level cloud

    18°C

  • Mon

    Low-level cloud

    19°C