UPDATED: Male child, 8, seriously injured following attack by dogs has passed away

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Darren Hassett

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The male child (8) who was seriously injured on Sunday following a reported attack by a number of dogs in the Tallaght area passed away on Monday morning at Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin.

On Sunday at approximately 4pm, the male child was seriously injured following a reported attack by a number of dogs at a house in the Tallaght area.  

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.