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Concerned neighbours may have saved the lives of two Cork sisters found unconscious

The women are believed to have suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.

TWO ELDERLY SISTERS are recovering in hospital after suffering suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a house in the city.

The women were discovered unconscious by neighbours and gardaí on Blarney St this morning after locals became concerned for their well-being.

On of the sisters is believed to be in her early 90s and the other in her early 80s.

They were both removed to Cork University Hospital where they are recovering. Their condition is not thought to be life threatening.

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