It has been confirmed that two people have died following a house fire in Swinford this morning.

Emergency Services attended the fire at a house at Deerpark at around 2:00am.

According to reports, an elderly couple who were well known to the area died in the fire.

It is understood that they operated a business in the town for many years.

Gardaí and Emergency Services remain at the scene.

We’ll hear more on this story on Lunchtime News where Rian Bailey  will speak to local Councillor Adrian Forkan.

May they both Rest In Peace.


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