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Update - Female Child Discovered with Serious Injuries, Clarecastle, Co. Clare, 27th September 2022

Issue Date: 27/09/2022

Shortly before 8am this morning, Tuesday 27th September 2022, Gardaí and emergency service attended a scene a domestic residence in Clarecastle, Co. Clare.

A female child, was discovered with serious injuries and was removed to University Hospital Limerick where she remains in a critical condition.

A female adult was also found unconscious at the scene, and was removed to University Hospital Limerick where she is also in a critical condition.

An incident room has been established at Ennis Garda Station and a Senior Investigating officer has been appointed to oversee the investigation.

A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed to the family. The scene currently remains preserved and the scene is currently being examined by Divisional Scenes of Crime Unit.

This is a live and ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time.

An Garda Síochána are appealing for anyone with any information on this incident to contact the investigation team at

Ennis Garda Station 065 6848100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Enquires are ongoing and updates will follow.