Gardai have named the three children found dead in a house in Dublin last night.
At approximately 7.45pm Friday 24 January, 2020 Gardaí responded to a call at Parson’s Court, Newcastle, Co. Dublin.
Ambulance personnel and responding Gardaí discovered the bodies of three children in the house, brothers & sister Conor (aged 9), Darragh (7) and Carla (3) McGinley.
A female relative, aged in her 40’s, was found at the scene and is currently receiving medical attention in Tallaght University Hospital.
The woman is understood to be the children’s mother.
The scene is currently being examined by members of the Garda Technical Bureau. Assistant State Pathologist Margot Bolster has attended the scene.
The bodies of the three children have been removed to the City Morgue, where a post-mortem examination will take place later today (25/1/2020).
The results of the post mortem will determine the cause of death of the 3 children.
A family liaison officer has been appointed and is in contact with the father and the extended family.