An investigation is continuing into the circumstances behind the deaths of two people after shooting incidents in the village of Cloonfad in Co Roscommon.

Gardaí say they are not seeking anyone else in connection with the deaths.

The body of a 44-year-old man was found in a silver Volkswagen Passat at Cloonfad around midnight.

At around 1.30am, the body of 30-year-old woman was found in a silver Volkswagen Passat a short distance away at Springvale in Cloonfad.

The woman was the mother of two children and from the Roscommon area.

The man is understood to have been from Co Tipperary.

It is understood the two shooting incidents occurred between 9.30pm and midnight last night.

The two scenes in Cloonfad were preserved for forensic examinations and an incident room was set up at Castlerea Garda Station.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information on either incident to contact gardaí at Castlerea on 094 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.