Two young men killed in Donegal and Limerick crashes

Two young men killed in Donegal and Limerick crashes

Two young men have died in crashes overnight.

In Donegal, a 21-year-old man was killed when the car he was a passenger in hit a bollard on the Buncrana to Burnfoot road at about 11.30pm last night.

Two other men - one aged 18 and the other 21 - who were in the car at the time, are being treated at Letterkenny hospital for non life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile in Limerick, a pedestrian in his 20s died when he was hit by a van on the Croagh to Rathkeale Road at about 3.30am today.

A man in his 20s who was driving the van and a female passenger were uninjured in the incident.

Gardaí at Newcastlewest and Buncrana are appealing for witnesses.

More on this topic

RSA figures show rise in road deaths and fall in pedestrian deaths for 2019RSA figures show rise in road deaths and fall in pedestrian deaths for 2019

Man killed in Longford crashMan killed in Longford crash

Man in mid 30s dies after being struck by car near Kildare last nightMan in mid 30s dies after being struck by car near Kildare last night

Man killed in crash between lorry and carMan killed in crash between lorry and car


More in this Section

Fine Gael Senator's office vandalised in same week 250 of his posters are stolenFine Gael Senator's office vandalised in same week 250 of his posters are stolen

Cork Gardaí play down fears Cameron Blair stabbing suspect has fled countryCork Gardaí play down fears Cameron Blair stabbing suspect has fled country

Two men questioned in connection with Dublin shooting released without chargeTwo men questioned in connection with Dublin shooting released without charge

Paschal Donohoe: 'No panic' in Fine Gael over bad opinion pollPaschal Donohoe: 'No panic' in Fine Gael over bad opinion poll


Lifestyle

Frank Keogh did not want to get a hearing aid. He was afraid that it would make him look old. But now, just several weeks after having one fitted, he says that he can’t do without it.Hearing tests: A word in your ear

I see that a website describes the call of Canarian cory’s shearwaters as ‘waca waca’. It’s a mad, hysterical call, uttered when the parent birds arrive to feed their nestlings.Cory’s shearwaters show long-distance qualities

Is it too much to hope that an important public health matter, such as Lyme disease, will be an issue in the general election? There’s been a worrying reluctance by the authorities to face up to the extent of the disease here.Facing up to Lyme disease

A paper published in Current Biology examines the extinction of a colourful little bird which, until recently, thrived in the eastern US. With the appalling environmental catastrophe enveloping Australia, home to 56 of the world’s 370 parrot species, this account of the Carolina parakeet’s demise is timely.Trying to save the parrot is not all talk

More From The Irish Examiner