Irish police are investigating the deaths of three children – two boys and girl – at a home on the outskirts of Dublin.

A woman in her 40s has been taken to Tallaght hospital after the incident in the village of Newcastle, Co dublin, according to officers who have described the deaths as “unexplained”.

All three children, who were pronounced dead at the scene, are under the age of ten – according to the Irish Times.

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All four are believed to have lived at the house where the incident took place.

It is understood officers are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident, which is being treated as a criminal investigation.


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