Search

28 May 2022

'Cuddle your children' - Father releases heartbreaking statement after tragedy

'Cuddle your children' - Father releases heartbreaking statement after tragedy

The McGinley family

The father of three children found dead in their home in Dublin last week has issued a heartbreaking statement through An Garda Síochana.

Andrew McGinley, father of Conor, Darragh and Carla McGinley, released the statement on Tuesday. The three young children were found dead in a house in Newcastle, Co Dublin, last Friday, January 24.

"There are no words. There is only devastation, grief and anguish. Every breath is a struggle," Andrew McGinley said.

"Conor, Darragh and Carla are adored. They all had beautiful, bright futures ahead of them with family, friends and a community who love them.

"To all parents, cuddle your children whenever you get a chance, tell them how much you love them as often as you can, spend every spare minute with them reading, playing and enjoying their wonderfulness.

"The future has now become our enemy but we will battle it every day to keep the memory of Conor, Darragh and Carla alive," the devastated dad concluded.

Gardaí are continuing their investigations into the deaths. 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.