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The collision happened on Cherry Orchard Avenue just before 8am this morning.
The male teen was taken by ambulance to St James's Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A second motorcyclist was injured, but is said to be in a stake condition.
GSOC is investigating the incident involving a motorcyclist and Garda car at about 5 o'clock this morning in the Summerhill area.
The injured motorcyclist is in a critical condition with serious head injuries in Beaumont Hospital.
The company says it is aware of a number of faults affecting homes in Roscommon and Cork, while a few families in Celbridge, Kildare, have reportedly cooked their Christmas dinner on barbecues.
Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for Munster and Leinster with up to 40 millimetres of rain predicted.
In the speech, which aired on TV3 this afternoon, the gay rights activist acknowledged Ireland’s Marriage Referendum on May 22nd - describing it as “the closest thing to an apology” for the treatment of Irish LGBT people throughout our nation’s history.
Major Peake, who is spending six months on the International Space Station, has apologised and insisted it was not a prank call.