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Girl, two, dies after 'hit and run' in Dublin's Phoenix Park

A two-year-old girl has died after she was struck by a car that failed to stop at the scene in Dublin's Phoenix Park.

It happened on the North Road at about 18:25 local time on Sunday.

The child was taken to the Children's University Hospital in Temple Street in a serious condition and was pronounced dead during the early hours of Monday.

A 24-year-old man who was arrested a short time after the collision remains in custody. He is being questioned at Blanchardstown Garda (police) station.