The crashes happened In Cork, Limerick and Mayo

4 people have been killed on our roads in the past 24 hours.

2 people have died in separate collisions this morning in Mayo and Cork.

A woman in her mid 60s was killed in a two car crash on the N5 outside Castlebar at around 8:30am.

The driver of the second car, a man in his mid 30s suffered minor injuries.

While in Cork, a man in his 70s died after the car he was a passenger in hit a gate post on the Ballyhooley Road.

The driver, a woman in her 70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Yesterday a husband and wife from the UK died in a crash with a truck near Dromkeen in Co. Limerick.

Any witnesses to these crashes are being asked to contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.