TWO PEOPLE have lost their lives in separate road crashes on Sunday night.
In County Kerry, a man aged in his 60s was killed after the vehicle he was travelling in was involved in a crash in the Maglass East area of Castleisland at around 11.20pm.
The emergency services were called, but despite best efforts to save his life, the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The man had been travelling on his own and there were no other casualties reported.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the single-vehicle collision, particularly any road users who were travelling in the area between 11pm and 11.30pm who may have dash cam footage of the incident to come forward.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066 710 2300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
A second man, aged in his 20s, was killed in a separate single-vehicle collision in County Meath at around the same time last night, Sunday 26 July.
The man was a passenger in a van which crashed in the Crossakeel area near Kells at approximately 11pm, and the driver, a man also aged in his 20s, was seriously injured.
The victim was rushed to Our Lady's Hospital in Navan in a critical condition but was later pronounced dead.
The driver is being treated for serious injuries at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the incident, to contact Kells Garda Station on 046 928 0820 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
May they rest in peace.