Tributes have been paid to an 18-year-old international basketball and GAA star who was killed in a road traffic accident in Co Westmeath this morning.

Darren Price, from Petitswood near Mullingar, died after his car collided with a lorry on the Dublin to Galway Road near Tyrellspass.

The engineering student represented Ireland in international basketball.

He lined out with the Westmeath minor football team last weekend in the Leinster championship.

Victims named

An 83-year-old woman died yesterday when the car she was driving struck a pole.

The incident occurred on the Upper Churchtown Road in Dublin shortly after 1.20pm.

She was Elizabeth Stokes of Ramleh Park, Milltown, Dublin.

The 23-year-old man killed when his motorcycle was in collision with a car at O'Higgins Road, The Curragh, Co Kildare on 28 March was Rory O' Donnell of Pearse Terrace, The Curragh, Co Kildare.

And the woman who died following a collision at Cullenagh, Ennistymon, Co Clare on 27 March was Winifred O' Gorman, 80 years old, from Willbrook, Corofin, Co Clare.