Now we have Two, Dead Women, Dublin, and Limerick.

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Gardaí investigating deaths of women found in Dublin and Limerick, in separate incidents

• Yesterday 19:14

GARDAI ARE INVESTIGATING the deaths of two women whose bodies have been found in Dublin and Limerick today in separate incidents. 

Gardaí investigating deaths of women found in Dublin and Limerick, in separate incidents

A woman in her 20s has died today following a fatal assault in Limerick city.

The incident happened at at a residential property in the Dock Road area at around 1.30pm this afternoon. 

Gardaí have stated that woman’s body remain at the premises where the assault occurred.

The scene is currently closed off to allow for a technical examination to take place. 

The state pathologist has been notified, and a post-mortem examination will be arranged. 

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who has any information that may be of assistance to their investigation to take place. 

They are appealing in particular to anyone who has camera footage from the Dock Road. and O’Curry street areas of Limerick city from 1 – 2pm today. 

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station,” a spokesperson said. 

Local councillor Elisa O’Donovan told The Journal that there are many families with young children living in apartments in the area where the woman was found dead, and that there is now a “real sense of sadness” that this tragedy has happened on their doorstep. 

“I was just walking past the area on my way home, I live around the corner. Unfortunately this is not the first time we’ve had an incident like this happen. 

“We really need to do more to make this area a safer place for people. A woman in her 20s losing her life in such violent circumstances in Limerick city is just horrific. My thoughts are with her friends and family,” she added. 

TD Maurice Quinlivan said that the news of the young woman’s death is “sad and shocking”. 

“My thoughts are with her family, friends and neighbours, may she rest in peace,” he said. 

Separately, a woman in her 60s was found dead at a property in Carpenterstown, Dublin 15, at around 10am this morning. 

Gardaí have said they are investigating “all the circumstances” around her death. 

A spokesperson said that the woman’s body has been removed to Dublin City Mortuary, where a post-mortem will take place, “the results of which will determine the course of the investigation”. 

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