Gardaí have confirmed a fourth person was killed in a separate road accident in the Irish Republic this weekend.
Thomas O’Brien, aged 24, suffered serious head injuries when the car he was driving collided with another car at Bettyville, Mallow Road, Kanturk, Co Cork around 7.30am.
Mr O’Brien, of Clogheen House, Kilroe, Kanturk, died in Mallow Hospital from his injuries. A Garda spokesman said two other men were injured in the collision, one seriously.
A further two men, both passengers, escaped injury.