Driver killed in crash with tree
A 28-year-old man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in Co Laois, gardai have said.
The crash happened on the N8 at Watercastle, Durrow, shortly before 10pm. The driver was travelling alone.
Gardai in Abbeyleix are investigating and have appealed for witnesses.
The road has reopened to traffic.
Some 143 people have now been killed on roads in Ireland this year.