A man and woman in their 60s have been killed in separate road crashes in Co Tipperary and Co Kilkenny.
The male driver’s car collided with a tractor on the N74 at Thomastown at around 5pm.
The road is closed and diversions are in place.
Witnesses are asked to contact Tipperary Garda Station on 062 80670.
A female driver was killed when her car collided with a railway bridge near Paulstown in Co Kilkenny at around 4pm.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact to contact Thomastown Garda Station on 056-7754150.