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Cobh: Man and woman found dead at County Cork house

Police are investigating the sudden deaths of a man and a woman whose bodies were found at a house in County Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

The pair, who were both in their 40s, were found dead at the property in O' Neill's Place, Cobh, at about 15:30 local time on Sunday.

A woman in her early 20s was found seriously injured in the house, and was taken to Cork University Hospital.

A police spokesman said the scene has been cordoned off for an examination.

He added that the office of the state pathologist has been notified of the deaths.

The Irish state broadcaster, RTÉ, said it understood that all three people found at the house were members of the same family.

It reported that they had sustained stab wounds.