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Mother Tried To Sedate Her Three Children The Day Before She Killed Them Court Hears

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7:17 PM - 18 May 2021

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A mother on trial for the murder of her three young children tried to sedate them the day before she killed them the Central Criminal Court in Dublin has heard.

Deirdre Morley is accused of killing her two sons - aged nine and seven - and her three-year-old daughter at their home at Parson’s Court, Newcastle, Co Dublin last year.

Mother Tried To Sedate Her Three Children The Day Before She Killed Them Court Hears

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Their bodies were discovered by their father in their home on January 24th, 2020.

The 44-year-old pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity when the charges were put to her today.

Today FM's Courts Correspondent Frank Greaney joined The Last Word with the latest details from the opening day of the trial.

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