A woman and child killed in a house fire in Co Wexford yesterday have been named as 87-year-old Philomena O'Rourke and Gabriela Gloriza Gruznova, who was nine.

They died when a blaze broke out at the woman's home in Clohass, near Enniscorthy shortly after midnight yesterday.

Examinations are continuing at the scene and post mortems on the remains of the deceased are to be carried out today.