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Couple who died in Roscommon house fire named

May 13, 2021 18:05 By Shannonside News
Couple who died in Roscommon house fire named Couple who died in Roscommon house fire named
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The bodies were discovered at the home just after 2am on Thursday morning

The couple who died in a house fire in south Roscommon have been named locally.

Joey Tumulty, who was 54, and 44-year-old Nuala Kenny, both died when a blaze gutted their home near Rooty Cross, Moore, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Mr Tumulty was a plasterer who had worked in a local farm supply business in Ballinasloe, while Ms Kenny, who was originally from Clonburrenm, was a health care worker.

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Postmortems are taking place on their bodies after which the Gardai will determine their investigations. It's understood the incident is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

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