Two children who were killed in a car fire last week will be buried today.
Five-year-old Thelma Dennany and her two-year-old brother, Mikey, died on Friday afternoon after a car fire in County Westmeath.
Their mother survived the fire and is being treated in hospital.
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris confirmed earlier this week that gardaí have launched a criminal investigation into the car fire.
Mr Harris said that the deaths of the two children were being treated as suspicious.
The funeral mass will be held in St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford town at 11am and the siblings will be laid to rest afterwards in Cullyfad cemetery.
Parish Priest of Killoe in Co Longford Fr Sean Casey will be the chief celebrant at today’s funeral mass.