The funeral of a 13-year-old boy who died in a car crash in Westmeath earlier this week has taken place.

Joseph Anderson died in a collision with a tree in the Lisclougher Great area of Delvin in the early hours of Wednesday morning. 

The 13-year-old's funeral took place at 11am at the Church of the Assumption, Delvin, with burial afterwards in the nearby cemetery.

Joseph is survived by his parents William and Fiona and his brother William (junior).

The scene of the road crash tragedy in Delvin, Co Westmeath