Emergency services were called to the family home at around 4pm, where they found the boy suffering life-threatening injuries.
The boy was rushed to Tallaght University Hospital but was later transferred to Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, where he died on Monday.
No one else in the property was injured.
After the incident, the dogs were taken away and put to sleep.Gardaí said they are treating it as a ‘tragic incident’ but were investigating all the circumstances surrounding the attack.
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