Three people have died following a collision involving a car and a truck on the N17 Galway to Sligo Road at Lisduff at approximately 12.30pm this afternoon.
Two women (70s and 40s) and one boy (7), were pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver was uninjured.
Garadí and investigators are at the scene and diversions are in place.
Southbound traffic is diverted to Ballyhaunis and motorists are asked to avoid the Claremorris Ballinrobe Junction.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094-9372080, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.