Four die in Co Offaly collision
Four men have died when the car they were travelling in collided with a minibus near Tullamore Co Offaly this evening.
The men all aged in their 20s were pronounced dead at the scene.
The three occupants of the minibus were taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where their injuries are described as not life threatening.
The incident happened on the R420, Tullamore to Geashill Road, at approximately 5.30pm.
The road is currently closed pending a Garda forensic investigation and diversions are in place.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Tullamore Garda station on 057-9327600, The Garda Confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.