Gardaí have confirmed the sudden death of a toddler in a house in Skibbereen, Co Cork.
Gardaí have indicated that shortly after 9pm on Wednesday they attended a house in the town following the sudden death of a young boy.
In a statement, gardaí said they were treating the incident as a tragic accident and that foul play was not suspected.
“The Coroner (for West Cork) has been notified and a postmortem will be held at Cork University Hospital. Gardaí are currently treating the death as a tragic accident and foul play is not suspected. Owing to the tragic nature of the incident no further information is available. ”