A man in his 20s was killed in a traffic accident in Terenure, Dublin, this morning. It is understood the man died when his car went into a wall at Wainsfort Road at 6.30am. The two other passengers in the car have been taken to St James' Hospital. Gardaí in Terenure are appealing for witnesses.

Meanwhile, Gardaí say a motorcyclist was killed in a collision involving a car in County Roscommon last night. The accident took place at Mountallen at around 9pm. The young man who died has been named as Matthew Dolan (16) from Leitrim.

The man who died after his car collided with a parked truck on the M50 slip road in Blanchardstown, Dublin, has been named as 36-year-old Kevin Power. He was from Briarswood Lawn in Mullhuddart.