A woman has been arrested by gardaí investigating the deaths of two men in a fire at an apartment in Mallow, Co Cork last week.

The woman, who is in her 20s, was arrested in Cork city this afternoon.

Gardaí rescued a man and a woman from the building at Granary Court in Mallow last Thursday night but were unable to gain access a second time.

The bodies of the two men were later retrieved by fire crews.