Mother's death treated as murder
Gardai have launched a murder investigation into the death of a mother of five.
Siobhan Stapleton was found shortly after 1pm on Friday outside her home in Kilfane, Thomastown, Kilkenny, with serious injuries.
The 51-year-old was pronounced dead as she was being transferred to hospital in Dublin.
After a post-mortem was carried out, detectives said they were launching a murder investigation.
Gardai have appealed for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.