A motorcyclist has died following a road collision in Co Kilkenny.
The incident between a car and a motorcycle occurred at around 11.30am this morning on the Callan Road.
The driver of the motorbike, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead a short time later.
His body remains at the scene.
No one else was injured in the collision.
Gardaí and Forensic Collision Investigators are currently examining the scene and the road is closed with local diversions in place.
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to come forward.
Gardaí are also looking to speak to motorists who were travelling on the Callan Road between 11.15am and 11.45am this morning and who may have camera footage.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.