Mother Of Children Found Dead In Dublin Arrested

Gardaí investigating the deaths of three children in West Dublin have arrested a woman on suspicion of murder.

The bodies of Conor(9), Darragh(7) and Carla(3) McGinley were discovered at a house at Parson's Court in Newcastle village, northwest of Rathcoole, on Friday 24 January 2020.

The woman, aged in her 40s, is the children's mother. She was found outside the Newcastle house in a disorientated state. She has been receiving medical treatment at Tallaght University Hospital since.

Garda took the woman into custody late on Tuesday 28 January. She is currently in custody at Clondalkin Garda Station under section four of the Criminal Justice Act and can be held for up to 24 hours.


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