Motorcyclist killed in Laois road crash


A motorcylist has died after a road crash in Co Laois.

The collision between the motorcycle and a car, which was towing a horsebox, occurred at Togher near Portaoise at around 3pm yesterday.

The 30-year-old male motorcylist was fatally injured in the crash. His name has not yet been released.

Meanwhile, gardai have released the name of the 38-year-old Lithuanian national who died in a road crash in Drogheda early yesterday morning.

He was Ernestas Rimkus with an address at Riverbank, Drogheda.

He died after his car went out of control and hit a telegraph pole just before 1am on the Rathmullen Road in Drogheda.