2 teenagers die after Dublin crash


Two teenagers died following a road accident in Dublin at the weekend. A motorcycle and car collided at the junction of Usher's Island and Bridgefoot Street at 3.30 a.m. on Saturday.

The 17-year-old motorcyclist died shortly after the collision and his 17-year-old pillion passenger was critically injured. She died in hospital early yesterday morning. Both were from Dublin. The motorcyclist has not been named at the request of his family.

In Australia, Mr Justin Noone (30), from Ballinasloe, Co Galway, died at the weekend following an accident in the Fitzroy area of Melbourne. It is understood the only vehicle involved was the van he was driving.