Woman And Two Children Die In Dublin Apartment Fire

A woman and two children have died in a fire at an apartment in Dublin.

The blaze broke out in the early hours of Wednesday, 08 March, at a complex in the Clondalkin area.

The 27-year-old woman and two children, aged two and three, were taken from the scene to Tallaght Hospital but were pronounced dead.

A woman, aged in her 30s, and a four-year-old boy are also believed to be in a critical condition in Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin.

The complex has been sealed off and a technical examination is to be carried out.

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Mid-West, Eoin Ó Broin, expressed his sympathy with the families and friends of those who lost their lives.

Deputy Ó Broin said: "My thoughts are with the bereaved families, friends, and members of this tight-knit local community this morning. The death of two young children and a young woman is a tragedy and the people here in Kilcronan are numb with shock and sadness at this devastating loss of life. My thoughts are also with those seriously injured in the fire who are being cared for in hospital.

"I would like to commend Dublin Fire Brigade and the emergency services who attended the scene in the early hours. The community here in Kilcronan is resilient and will come together to comfort those who have lost loved ones in this fire." 


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