A man has been killed in a road accident.
Gardai said the 43-year-old died after the car he was driving crashed in Dundalk, Co Louth, last night.
The accident happened on the Inner Relief Road, Marshes Lower, between 9.20pm and 9.30pm.
No other vehicles were involved.
The man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda for treatment but died of his injuries a short time later.
The road has been closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.
Garda in Dundalk are appealing for information.