An investigation is under way after two men were injured in a suspected arson attack at a house in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

A 46-year-old man is in a critical condition and a 20-year-old man is in a serious condition after emergency services were called to a large fire at the house in Glenshane Lawns in Tallaght at around 4am.

Six of the seven people who were in the house at the time were taken to Tallaght University Hospital for treatment.

The fire caused extensive damage to the house before it was brought under control by units of Dublin Fire Brigage.

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