Bodies of mother and daughter found in Killorglin house

An investigation is under way after the bodies of a 27-year-old woman and her eight-year-old daughter were found at a house in Killorglin, County Kerry.

The two bodies were discovered in the property on Sunday night.

It is understood the dead woman was from Lithuania and had been living in County Kerry for a number of years.

The State Pathologist's Office has been informed and a pathologist is expected to visit the house later.

Irish police have appealed for information from the public in connection with the two deaths.