A 19-year-old man has been killed after he lost control of his motorbike in Co Dublin.

The crash happened on Forest Road in Swords at about 8pm last night.

The man was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The road, which was closed for a time to allow for a technical examination of the scene, has been reopened.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Swords Garda Station on 01-6664700, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.