BREAKING: Remains found at scene of fire in Dysart

Gardaí in Athlone have this morning, confirmed that human remains were discovered at the scene of a blaze in Dysart in County Westmeath.

It is understood the fire broke out in a hayshed in the townland of Rathnamuddagh in the early hours of Monday morning.

A post-mortem is underway and the garda forensics have preserved the scene while investigations are ongoing.

A spokesperson said An Garda Síochana are in the early stages of an investigation.

Four units attached to Kilbeggan and Athlone Fire Service attended the scene.

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