Second motorcyclist killed overnight on Ireland's roads

Two motorcyclists have been killed following separate accidents in Kildare and Mayo.

Two motorcyclists have been killed following separate accidents in Kildare and Mayo.

One man was killed at around 3am on the Barberstown to Celbridge Road.

He was the driver of the motorbike and a male passenger is being treated in Blanchardstown Hospital.

The road is currently closed for a Garda forensic examination.

Meanwhile, a 39-year-old man died when his motorcycle collided with a wall in Killala Co.Mayo.

The crash happened at around 8pm last night.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to both incidences to come forward.

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