Two people have been killed in two separate road crashes in counties Cork and Sligo.

A 69-year-old woman died after a two-car collision on the main Bantry to Castletownbere Road near Glengarriff, Co Cork, at 7.35pm last night.

The occupant of the other car was injured, but their condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Elsewhere, a 26-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash at Doonamarry, Ballygawley in Sligo at 8.20pm last night.

He was taken to Sligo General Hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to both accidents.