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Woman dies in Clare house fire

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
Blaze: Gardaí say they are investigating the incident
Blaze: Gardaí say they are investigating the incident

An elderly woman was killed in a house fire in County Clare overnight.

The incident occurred at Firgrove, Bunratty in the Hurlers Cross area of Shannon.

The woman, who is aged in her 70s, was discovered at around 1 o’clock in the morning. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was taken to University Hospital Limerick after emergency services were called. 

Gardaí say they are investigating the incident.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out tomorrow.