Tragedy struck last weekend as seven people were killed on Irish roads in the past few days in five separate accidents.
A 19 year old was killed when his car collided with a wall in Co. Mayo late last night.
The crash occurred on the N84 at Carromore near Ballinrobe around 10.30pm Sunday night.
The young man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The passenger in the car, who was in his late teens, was transported to Mayo General Hospital, though his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A 70 year old man also died Sunday night in a crash in Ballinroe, Co. Donegal.
The two car collision occurred on the N15 near Drumcoil, Ballintra at 10.30pm last night.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while three passengers were taken to Sligo General Hospital with minor injuries. The driver and passenger from the other car were also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The road is currently closed for forensic examination.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to call Donegal Garda Station on 074 9740190 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
Three men died Sunday evening on the A1 dual carriageway in Co. Down shortly before 6pm. The two car collision happened on the road between Banbridge and Dronmore yesterday evening.
According to the PSNI the road, which they described as the main artery between Dublin and Belfast, will remain closed until Monday afternoon to cater for forensic examinations of the site.
Diversions are in place.
A 19 year old male passenger died in a single vehicle collision in Buncrana early Sunday morning.
He was killed instantly and the driver, a 19 year old woman is in critical condition in Leterkenney Hospital.
The driver of the other car was also brought to hospital, however he is not in serious condition.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to call Buncrana Garda Station on 074 932 0540 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
A 41 year old man was killed Saturday evening around 4pm near Ballinrush, Kilworth, Co. Cork.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene after his motorcycle collided with a car.
His body was removed to Cork University Hospital for forensic examination.
The occupants of the car were uninjured.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to call Fermoy Garda Station at 025 82100.
These crashes have raised great concerns as the Road Safety Authority have warned parents and teachers to take care with upcoming school runs as the new school year begins shortly.