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A Google Earth image (top) and scenes today of the halting site on Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines

RTÉ reports:

At least eight people have died in a fire in Carrickmines in Dublin, according to sources.

Emergency services were called to a halting site on Glenamuck Road at around 4am this morning.

It is understood that most if not all the victims were members of two families.

The Irish Traveller Movement has said among those who died in the fire this morning was a man, his wife and their children, who were all under the age of ten.

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