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A man in his 30s has died following a road traffic accident at the junction of Sherrard Street and the North Circular Road last night.

The deceased, who had been travelling on a motorcycle, collided with a car at approximately 7.30pm.

The motorcyclist was treated at the scene by emergency services before being transferred by ambulance to the Mater Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car was also transferred to hospital for medical assessment while a Garda forensic team examined the road on which the crash occurred.

Diversions were put in place as authorities conducted an examination.


Gardaí in Co Waterford are investigating a road traffic accident which claimed the life of a cyclist earlier today.

The man, who was in his 40s, died after colliding with a car in the Waterford townland of Kilcop.

Commenting on the fatality, a spokesperson for the Gardai said: "The collision between a car and a cyclist occurred at approximately 7am."

"The cyclist, a man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene. His body has since been removed to University Hospital Waterford."

Diversions have been implemented as the Garda Forensic Collision Investigators carry out an examination of the road.

This the 16th cyclist to die on our country's road so far this year.



Shane MacGowan's elderly mother has become Ireland's first road fatality of 2017.

Theresa MacGowan was killed in a single-vehicle collision in Ballintogher, Co. Tipperary today. It is believed that her car hit a wall. 

Gardai in Nenagh are now investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses, reports independent.ie.

Theresa was in her 80s and lived with her husband, Maurice, in the village of Silvermines. 

In her youth, she worked as a model and was also a talented singer and Irish dancer.