Ten people, including three children, have been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation following a fire in a block of flats in Dublin city centre.

In total, 38 people were rescued from the buildings at Mountjoy Square this morning. Seven were admitted to the Mater Hospital.

The conditions of the six women and one man, who are all in their 20s and 30s, are described as stable.

Three children, who were admitted to Temple Street Hospital, are also said top be in a stable condition.

The blaze broke out at 1-2 Mountjoy Square, which had been converted into a number of apartments.