An investigation is underway following the unexplained deaths of two women at a hostel in Tullamore Co. Offaly.
One of them, a 44-year-old, was found dead at a hostel in Tullamore on Sunday.
Today a woman in her late teens was also found dead in the same place.
Meanwhile, two men were also taken to hospital with a 23-year-old now in a critical condition.
The other man's condition is not thought to be life-threatening.
Gardaí are liaising with the HSE and CADS, a local community alcohol and drugs support group, in relation to the case.
The deaths are not thought to be COVID-19 related and Gardaí are awaiting post-mortem and toxicology results to determine the course of the investigation.