TWO men have been killed in separate road accidents today.
Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the N2 in Castleblaney, Co.Monaghan which occurred shortly after 11am.
A man in his 30s was fatally injured following a three car collision.
Separately a 63-year-old man has died after his car was involved in a collision in Co Limerick.
The accident occurred on the R523 at Carrickerry, this morning at around 7.10am.
The victim was the sole occupant of the car which was involved in a collision with another vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at scene and his body was removed to Limerick Regional Hospital where a post mortem is to be arranged.
The driver of the second vehicle, a 33-year-old man, was also taken to Limerick Regional Hospital, however his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are asking motorists to be particularly careful in what are challenging driving conditions.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.