Dublin Roma family await decision on blonde girl

A Roma family in Ireland who had a blonde, blue-eyed girl removed from them over concerns she was not theirs expects to hear later if she will be returned.

The seven-year-old was put into care on Monday when a member of the public reported the youngster was living with the family in a house in a south Dublin suburb.

No arrests have been made and family members are not facing an allegation of abduction.

It is understood gardai sought to have DNA tests carried out on the child to confirm she was the daughter of a Roma couple.

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Dublin Roma girl taken into care

A blonde-haired, blue-eyed seven year-old girl has been put into care after being taken from a Roma family in Dublin. No arrests have been made and there is no allegation of abduction against the family.