The road remains closed this morning to allow Garda forensic crash investigators carry out an examination of the scene. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Southbound lanes of the main Cork-Dublin M8 motorway remain closed this morning following a two-car collision last night which claimed the life of an (...)

An 84-year-old farmer  died when he collided with a van after driving for some 3km on the wrong side of the Cork to Dublin motorway, an inquest has heard.

An 84-year-old farmer, who had previously been treated for mild memory loss, died when he collided with a van after driving for some 3km on the wrong (...)