Deaths in Kilkenny
The 34 year old mother of four who was fatally injured in a car crash in Drumlish, Co Longford last night has been named locally as Claire Bann.
She was originally from Ballinamore and had been living in Dromod.
Ms Bann was fatally injured when the car she was driving collided with two other cars on the R198 at Cloonagh near Drumlish at 7:20pm last night.
She had been travelling from the Drumlish direction and had just passed Mulleady's Waste Management facility along the busy road when tragedy struck.
Three others injured in the collision were removed by ambulance to Mullingar and Tullamore Midland Regional Hospitals.
Gardaí in Granard have launched an investigation and have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them at (043) 3350570.