One killed in road traffic accident
A 54 year old man killed in a road traffic accident close to the Limerick-Clare border Thursday evening has been named as named as John O'Donoghue from Knockane in Adare, Co Limerick.
The accident occurred around 8.45pm on the N18 Dual carriageway between setrights pub and Bunratty when a car left the road and hit a tree.
Gardai and emergency services responded to the scene of the single vehicle accident however it believed the man, who was the only occupant of the car, died shortly after being removed to hospital.
Gardai are appealing for driver to slow down and take care on the roads this bank holiday weekend.