An appeal for witnesses has been launched after a 19-year-old man was killed as he crossed the road at the Monasterboice exit from the M1 in Louth.

The pedestrian was struck by a car eight kilometres north of Drogheda on the old N1 at around 8.30pm on 27 October.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041-9874200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.