Two men have been killed in a road traffic collision at Lisdoonvarna in Co Clare.

The collision between two motorcyclists occurred at approximately 6.45pm about half a mile outside Lisdoonvarna on the Ennistymon road.

Both men were fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

A female pillion passenger was taken to Galway University Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The road has been closed for examination and diversions will remain in place overnight.

Witnesses are asked to contact the Gardaí in Ennistymon on 065 7072180, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.