One man has been killed and two more men have been critically injured in a collision between two cars in Bruff, Co Limerick.

The accident happened shortly before 10am this morning.

The man who died had been driving one of the cars.

A passenger was seriously injured as was the driver of the other car.

Meanwhile, Gardaí from Cavan are investigating a fatal road accident at Coranea, Arva, Co Cavan just before 9.00pm on Saturday evening.

A 17-year-old male driver was killed when the car he was driving collided with a truck.

He has been named as Patrick Cox of Coranea, Arva, Co Cavan.

No other persons were injured.

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