The father of four who died in a house explosion in Dublin last night has been identified as Peter Donnelly, from County Clare.
Mr Donnelly was killed in the blast.
His wife, who died at a nearby hospital, was also in the home at the time.
A spokesman for the Department of Justice said that investigators were looking into the circumstances of the death.
“The family has been informed of the circumstances surrounding this incident,” a spokesman said.
“Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased. “
“Investigating officers are in the process of gathering evidence to establish the cause of this tragic accident.” “
A woman who lives in the property told the Irish Independent that she heard a loud bang shortly after 10.30pm on Monday. “
Investigating officers are in the process of gathering evidence to establish the cause of this tragic accident.”
A woman who lives in the property told the Irish Independent that she heard a loud bang shortly after 10.30pm on Monday.
She said she was shocked to see a house in flames and was shocked by the explosion.
The blast ripped through the home’s front and rear walls and engulfed the entire home.
The house’s two children, aged three and six, were among those who perished.
The Irish Independent has been unable to independently verify the woman’s account.
The couple, both in their 20s, were last seen alive in a Facebook message from Mr Donnicky shortly after the blast, thanking friends and family.
It was the first time Mr Donnie had spoken to his family in more than two months.
His family has confirmed that he was a father of two children and had been in a relationship with his wife. “
I love you all so much, and I am so happy that you have such a wonderful and beautiful family.”
His family has confirmed that he was a father of two children and had been in a relationship with his wife.
“He had a wonderful life, and he was always there for us,” the woman said.
Mr Tait said the couple had been married for nine years.
“His family has spoken about the joy of their marriage and their bond,” he said.
A woman at the scene of the house explosion on Sunday night said she heard “a loud bang” and saw flames “hanging over the street”.
She said it sounded like a “mushroom bomb” and police were at the house.
The woman said she did not believe it was a suicide attempt.
A neighbour who lives nearby said he heard a bang around 9pm on Sunday, but she did find no fire.
The neighbour said the house had been empty since the early hours of Sunday.
The explosion happened on a quiet street near the corner of High Street in the east of the city.