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Amy Mannix (19) is believed to have taken fake Xanax tablets

Amy Mannix (19) is believed to have taken fake Xanax tablets

Amy Mannix (19) is believed to have taken fake Xanax tablets

Residents of a homeless hostel where two women died and two men were left ill after taking what is suspected to have been fake Xanax tablets have spoken of their horror.

Tragic teenager Amy Mannix (19), originally from Co Kerry, died on Monday morning.

Her death came less than 24 hours after Angela Andrea Kelly (44), originally from Portlaoise, Co Laois, was found unresponsive in her room at Clonamore House in Tullamore, Co Offaly.