Girl's mother 'arrived home to see house on fire'
on 14/09/2013 15:25:42
RTÉ reported that the woman and her partner, a man in his 50s, tried to get into the house near Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and was injured.
He is being treated in St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin.
The girl, aged nine, and a woman aged 87 died in the fire.
Emergency services were called to a house at around 12.30am to tackle the blaze.
The woman who died was living in the house.
The nine-year-old girl was staying in the house with her mother and her mother's partner.
Fianna Fáil TD John Browne said there is a huge amount of shock and sadness in the area today.