Three dead in overnight traffic accidents

 

Three people lost their lives in two separate traffic accidents last night.

Two young men, thought to be in their 20s, died when they were struck by a motorcycle at around 3pm near Moycullen in the Co Galway Gaeltacht.

Elsewhere, a man in his 50s died after he was hit by a car near Timahoe, Co Laois at around 10pm last night.