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Seven men have died on Irish roads since Sunday

Dec 28, 2021 11:12 By Shannonside News
Seven men have died on Irish roads since Sunday Seven men have died on Irish roads since Sunday
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Seven men have died on the roads on the island of Ireland since Sunday evening.

It comes as Gardai reported details of crashes in Mayo and Wicklow that took the life of one person each.

Shortly before 10pm last night the emergency services were called to the M11 at Ballynabarney, County Wicklow.

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A bus and a car had collided, and one man in his 30s - the driver of the car - was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nobody else was injured, and a technical examination is underway this morning.

Separately, a man in his 30s died after a two car crash on the N60 near Breaffy, county Mayo yesterday.

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It happened just after half past five in the evening, and four other people were injured.

Again, a technical examination of the scene outside Castlebar is underway today.

It brings to seven the number of people who have died on the roads on this island since Sunday.

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Three people lost their lives in a crash in Tyrone in the early hours of yesterday and a cyclist died after being struck by a car in Ballyfermot in Dublin - also yesterday.

Finally, one man died in a two car collision near Ferns in Wexford on St Stephens day.

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