A man, believed to be from the Kilmallock area has died after his motorcycle crashed into a van.
The man who is said to be in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.
The fatal collision occured at Doctor Barry's Bridge, Rathcormac, Co Cork around 7.45am.
The van driver was uninjured in the collision.
The man's body has been brought to Cork Univeristy Hospital for a post-mortem.
A PSV examination of the motorcycle is ongoing.
The road has been cleared and is back open.