One man has died and two others have been seriously injured in a road crash in Tullig, Millstreet, in north Cork.

The car they were in went out of control and hit a wall at around 1am this morning.

27-year-old Tom Dowling from Woodlawn Road, Killarney, Co Kerry was the driver of the car.

All three were taken to Cork University Hospital where Mr Dowling later died.

The road where the crash happened was closed for a number of hours for an examination by garda forensic investigators.