A cyclist has died following a crash in Co Louth.

The incident happened on Birch's Lane, Blackrock, shortly before 7am.

The 41-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who travelled on Birch's Lane between 4am and 7am this morning is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 049-9388400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.