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LIVE: Gardai rush to scene as three children found dead in Newcastle, South Dublin

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LIVE: Gardai rush to scene as three children found dead in Newcastle, South Dublin

Gardai have rushed to the scene in South Dublin after the bodies of three children were discovered.

A scene is currently sealed off in Newcastle after the horror find this evening.

The deaths so far have been described as “unexplained” by gardai while a woman in her 40s has been rushed to hospital.

A garda spokeswoman said: “Gardaí are currently attending the scene of an incident at a domestic house in Newcastle, Co. Dublin. The bodies of three children, two boys and a girl, have been discovered.

“Gardaí are currently investigating the circumstances of their unexplained deaths.

“A female in her 40s has been taken to Tallaght Hospital. Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 666 7600 where an incident room has been established.”

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Gardai following definite line of enquiry

It’s understood a note was found at the scene

Children’s mother rushed to hospital

The woman who has been rushed to hospital is understood to be the children’s mother.

The kids, aged 4, 8, 10, were found in the house in the Parson’s Court