The tragedies on the roads are still clocking up this year as yet another man has been killed over the past 24 hours.
A man in his 60s died when the car he was driving collided with a lorry yesterday afternoon. A young man in his 20s, who was passenger in the car, was rushed to hospital.
The accident happened on the N5 road at Carrabawn, near the town of Swinford, just after 3.30pm.
The lorry driver was not injured.
Gardai are asking witnesses to contact Claremorris Garda Station 094-9372080 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 66-61-11.