Nicole Morey was fatally injured following a dog attack at a domestic residence in Ballyneety, Co Limerick on Tuesday night, June 4.

Morey was killed on her 23rd birthday, her family has revealed.

An Garda Síochána confirmed on Wednesday that they received report and attended the incident at about 11:40 pm on Tuesday night.

Gardaí from the Regional Armed Support Unit attended and during the course of making the scene safe, encountered a number of aggressive dogs on the property.

One dog was destroyed and three dogs were restrained by Gardaí.

The three dogs have been seized by the Dog Warden.

Gardaí said the woman was treated by paramedics and "succumbed to her injuries at the scene."

Her body has been removed to University Hospital, Limerick where a post-mortem examination will take place. The local coroner has been notified.

The scene is being held for a technical examination and an investigation is underway by Gardaí from Roxboro Road Garda Station.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on (061) 214 340, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

A notice on says Morey died "unexpectedly, on her 23rd birthday."

She is recently pre-deceased by her grandparents Patrick O’Donnell Senior and Marie Morey and very deeply regretted by her mother Lisa, father Patrick, stepparents Joseph and Nicola, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents Gerry Morey and Teresa O’Donnell, cousins, other relatives, and her many friends.

Funeral arrangements have yet to be confirmed.

In a heartbreaking post on social media on Wednesday, Nicole's sister Jolene wrote: "My heart is shattered once again.

"On your birthday, I only hung up on you 2 seconds before.

"I really tryed my best to help I’m so sorry Nicole I love you so much  it feels like a bit bad dream."