Boy (8) seriously injured following a reported attack by a number of dogs

By William O'Connor

AN eight-year-old boy was seriously injured following a reported attack by a number of dogs at a house in the Tallaght area on Sunday afternoon.    
The child was taken to Tallaght University Hospital with serious injuries and has since been removed to Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin.

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Children's Health Ireland (CHI)

The dog warden has been notified and the dogs have been confiscated.

A Garda statement this evening said: "Today Sunday 22nd March at approximately 4pm, a male child (8) was seriously injured following a reported attack by a number of dogs at a house in the Tallaght area.  

"The child was taken to Tallaght Hospital with serious injuries and has since been removed to Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin.

"The dog warden has been notified and the dogs have been confiscated".

A full investigation into this incident is underway by Gardaí at Tallaght Garda Station.

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