Two pedestrians have died in separate incidents in the early hours of this morning.

A man who was in his 40s died after he was hit by a car on the N83 near Tuam in Co Galway.

The man was taken from the scene to University Hospital Galway, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car did not require hospital treatment.

The road at the crash site was closed for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing to people who may have witnessed the incident to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093-70840.

In Dublin, a man in his 30s died after he was hit by a car at Poppintree Park Lane West, Ballymun.

The incident took place shortly before 1am, when gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene.

The man was taken from the scene to the Mater Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car did not require hospital treatment.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Ballymun Garda station on 01-6664400.

According to An Garda Siochána, 32 pedestrians died on Irish roads as of 9am on the 25 November. The two fatalities of pedestrians overnight brings that number to 34.

Elsewhere, a teenager has been hospitalised with serious injuries after a two-car collision in Fairhill, Co Cork at around 11pm last night.

The teenager, who was the driver of one of the cars, was taken to Cork University Hospital.

The occupants of the second car, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 60s, were brought to the same hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The scene was examined and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021-4946200.