Llewellyn Court estate, Ballinteer, Dublin.
The scene outside the house in which the bodies of 37-year-old Seema Banu, her daughter Asfira, 11, and her son Faizan, 6, were found on Wednesday.
Officers have been in contact with the woman’s partner and father of the children, who is distressed and has been given access to medical treatment.
The results of the post-mortem examinations, which are ongoing, will determine the course of the investigation, but the case has been allocated the resources of a murder investigation.
Gardaí have appealed once again to members of the public not to circulate speculation on social media. They described this as “uninformed and unhelpful to the criminal investigation”.
Garda appeal over deaths of mother and two children in Dublin (RTÉ)
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A diner in the middle of the desert, two strangers and glass of latte.
An impressive adaptation of one of the “Crìmenes Ejemplares”, a collection of murder chronicles by Max Aub, directed by Italian film and media students Ludovica Baldassarri, Marco Oggero, Fabio Orlando, Edoardo and Vanja Raffaele.
Bettystown, County Meath.
RTE correspondent for the North East Sinead Hussey (above) talking to camera at the scene of a fatal shooting incident which occurred at Castlemartin Drive, at approximately 11.40pm last night.
A 39 year old man received a number of gunshot wounds, he was removed by Ambulance to Our lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda but was pronounced dead shortly before 1am this morning
Speaking at a garda press conference, Superintendent Fergus Dwyer, (secondpic) of Ashbourne Garda Station, confirmed the man had been warned his life was in danger and an attempt had been made on his life last March.
Man shot dead in Co Meath attack linked to Drogheda feud (RTÉ)
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