Two men have died, and another seriously injured, following several road accidents around the country.
In Dublin a motorcyclist was pronounced dead after a collision with a car at the junction of Kimmage Road West and Whitehall Road in Terenure at around 9.10pm on Thursday.
The driver of the motorcycle, a man aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other serious injuries were reported during the collision.
A technical examination of the scene has been completed by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has since re-opened.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.
Any road users who were travelling in the area at the time - and who may have camera footage, including dash-cam - are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Terenure Garda station on 01-666-6400, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.
While another man died following a crash in Co Donegal at approximately 9.15pm on Thursday.
This collision, involving two cars, happened on the R236 in St Johnston at Dundee.
The driver of one car, a man aged in his 20s, was seriously injured and taken to Letterkenny University Hospital - where he later passed away.
The road is currently closed as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene.
Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward and contact Letterkenny Garda station on 074-916-7100, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.
And a cyclist aged in his 60s is in a serious condition in hospital after he was struck by a car in Co Laois on Thursday.
The incident happened on the Ballyfin Road in Portlaoise shortly before 7.00pm.
The man was taken to Beaumount Hospital in Dublin for treatment to his injuries in a critical condition.
The road is currently closed between Woodbrook and Palace Cross to allow for a technical exam to take place.