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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C
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# Court Appearance
Two people charged in relation to the death of a four-year-old boy in Limerick last year
The child suffered fatal injuries at a house in Limerick last year.

TWO PEOPLE ARE due to appear before Limerick District Court later this morning in relation to the death of a four-year-old boy.

The child suffered fatal injuries at a house in Rathbane in Limerick city on 13 March last year.

The boy was initially rushed by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, and then transferred to Cork University Hospital.

He was later taken to Temple Street Children’s Hospital after his condition worsened and died at the Dublin hospital on 16 March, 2021.

The man, in his 30s, and the woman, in her 20s, were both arrested yesterday and have been charged in relation to the incident.

Gardaí say investigations ongoing.