'You've had enough time now. I think it's time you came forward'

'You've had enough time now. I think it's time you came forward'
Mary Ellen, Kerrie and their mother Elizabeth Byrne.

The family of a woman and her two nieces killed in a house fire in Co Kildare in 1987 say it took away their life's dreams.

Barbara Doyle, 20, eight-year-old Mary Ellen and five-year-old Kerrie died in the blaze at their home on Church Lane in Kilcock on September 20 that year.

In September the case was upgraded to murder before Gardaí arrested a man.

Thirty years on - Barbara's sisters Elizabeth and Pamela will appear on RTÉ's Crimecall tonight.

"We'd lost everything - our family, our two girls, Barbara, our home," said Elizabeth.

Pamela said: "If the person responsible is watching, they've had a life for the last 30 years. I think you've had enough time now. I think it's time you came forward."

Elizabeth added: "It was a horrible, horrible, terrible time. It took away our life's dreams."

'You've had enough time now. I think it's time you came forward'


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