01/10/2020

  1. Children found dead in house in Ireland were brothers and sister aged three to nine, police confirm  Evening Standard
  2. Dublin child deaths: Three McGinley children found dead in house  BBC News
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The children found dead in a house near Dublin city were siblings aged three to nine, police said. 
Gardai named the three children found dead in a house the village of Newcastle, Co Dublin. as brothers and sister Conor, Darragh and Carla McGinley.
They were aged nine, seven and three. 
Officers have also confirmed that the woman being treated in hospital following the incident is a relative.
Conor McGinley, 9, Darragh McGinley, 7, and Carla McGinley, 3, with their father Andrew McGinley (PA Media)
Post-mortem examinations will be conducted on Saturday afternoon to determine the cause of death.
The children’s bodies were removed from the property at around 10am this morning. 
Forensic investigators have searched the house (PA Wire/PA Images)
Police said a family liaison officer was in contact with their father Andrew McGinley and the extended family.
Mr McGinley has released a photo of himself with his three children.
Garda at a house in the village of Newcastle, south west of Dublin city where three children have been found dead. (PA Wire/PA Images)
Police previously described the deaths as unexplained but have stated they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.
The children were found in a house in Parsons Court a small housing development in the village.
Scene: An ambulance and police outside the property in Ireland (PA)
Garda forensic officers were continuing to conduct examinations inside the semi-detached house late on Friday night.
One woman in the area said the small community is in absolute shock and many attended a local mass service on Saturday morning.
Councillor for the area Emer Higgins described the events as an unimaginable tragedy.
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