Motorcyclist dies after crash in Co Dublin

Man in his mid-30s fatally injured when his vehicle hit a pole in Finglas

A male motorcyclist in his 30s was killed when he crashed into a pole in Finglas on Sunday afternoon.

The man was involved in the collision at Dunsink Park, Finglas at approximately 3pm. An ambulance and paramedics rushed to the scene.

The motorcyclist was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, where he later died.

Garda forensic investigators attended the scene of the incident. The road was temporarily closed and diversions put in place.


Reports that paramedics found a gun at the scene could not be confirmed last night by gardaí.

They are appealing to any persons or motorists who may have witnessed the collision to contact them at Finglas Garda Station on 01 - 6667500, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Ronan McGreevy

Ronan McGreevy

Ronan McGreevy is a news reporter with The Irish Times