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Bodies of two boys and a girl found in house near Dublin

Police in Ireland are investigating the deaths of three children whose bodies were found in a house in Ireland.

The Garda responded to a call on Friday night and found the body of brothers Conor, nine, and Darragh McGinley, seven, as well as their sister, three-year-old Cara.

A post-mortem will be carried out on Saturday to determine how the three children died.

Image: A female relative, in her 40s, is being treated in hospital

A female relative in her 40s who was also found at the scene is undergoing treatment at hospital.

Police have described the deaths as “unexplained” but it is understood they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.


Councillor for the area Emer Higgins described the events as an “unimaginable tragedy”.

“My thoughts are with everybody impacted,” said the Fine Gael representative.

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“This is a really tight-knit community, it’s a small area, it’s a quiet area, and it’s just unthinkable that something like this could be happening on our doorstep.

“It’s so tragic. It’s unbelievable that three young people’s lives could be cut short like that, in what seems to be a particularly tragic case.”

An incident room has been set up in Clondalkin police station and officers have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.


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