Gardai say they are extremely concerned for the welfare of two young children missing from Co Carlow.
5 year old Ruairi and 10 year old Eoghan Chada were last seen in the company of their 43 year old father Sanjeev.
They left the family home at Ballinkill in Bagnalstown at around 6.30 yesterday evening but have not been seen since then.
Gardai - who are seeking the public's help in tracing their whereabouts - have issued a Child Rescue Ireland alert.
Superintendent David Taylor says they were travelling in a green Ford Focus car: