A 24-year-old man died in a road crash in Co Cork in the early hours of this morning.

The man was killed when the car he was driving hit a ditch at Killeens, Blarney shortly before 2am.

His body was taken to Cork University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

The road has been closed for a technical examination.

Gardaí have appealed to all road users to take care on the roads today.