A man in his 20s has died following a traffic accident in Co Cavan this morning.

The man died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a car at Lavey on the N3 at around 11.30am.

The two occupants of the car were seriously injured and have been taken to Cavan General Hospital.

Gardaí in Cavan are investigating the collision and have appealed for witnesses.

The scene of the accident has been sealed off for technical examination and diversions are in place.

Meanwhile, gardaí have named the 21-year-old man who died in a road accident in Co Wexford on Friday morning.

He was Ciaran O'Dowd of Barntown, Co Wexford.

He was a passenger in a van that went out of control and crashed in Ballydoyle, Kilmore Quay.