Garda have launched an investigation after a three year old boy was found stabbed to death on the south side of Kimmage.
Emergency services were called to the scene in the Poddle Park area of Kimmage at around 7 o’clock yesterday evening.
A woman in her 40s was taken to St James Hospital with knife wounds.
The scene remains sealed off this morning and forensic examinations are taking place.
It’s believed the boy’s mum is Iranian and they had been living in Kimmage for some time.