A woman and her two sons who were earlier reported missing, from Bray in Co Wicklow, have been located safely.

30-year-old Joanna Rose, five-year-old Benjamin Rose and three-year-old Vincent Rose were last seen at their home at Newcourt Villas, Bray on the morning of Tuesday 12 January.

There was concern that they might have travelled to Northern Ireland.

However, gardaí have reported that the family have been located "safe and well" this afternoon.