BREAKING: Early morning house fire in Kildare leaves two men dead

The death of two men has occurred following a house fire in Co Kildare in the early hours of this morning.

According to emerging reports, the alarm was raised at approximately 02.40 in Tully East, Kildare Town.

It has been established that the bodies of two men – one believed to be in his 30s and one believed to be in his 70s – were discovered at the scene following the arrival of emergency services.

Three units of the fire service attended the scene which is currently under technical examination.

A Garda investigation has been launched.