Gardaí continue to question woman after three-year-old girl hospitalised

Emergency crews were called to a house in Shankill in Co Dublin yesterday afternoon

Gardaí continue to question woman after three-year-old girl hospitalised

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Gardai in Dublin are continuing to question a woman about an incident which resulted in the hospitalisation of a three-year-old girl.

The woman was detained after gardaí were called to a house in Shankill at around 4.15pm yesterday afternoon.

Arising from the incident, a three-year-old girl was taken by ambulance to Our Lady's Hospital, Crumlin.

A woman in her 40s was arrested at the scene.

She was taken to a south Dublin Garda Station where she is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A Garda investigation into the incident is continuing.