Four men killed in road accident
Four men in their 20s have been killed in a car accident.
The car the men were in collided with a minibus in Co Offaly at about 5.30pm on Friday.
They died at the scene, a Garda spokesman said.
Gardai in Tullamore said they were investigating the cause and appealed for witnesses to come forward.
The accident happened on the R420, Tullamore to Geashill Road, which was closed to traffic afterwards to allow for forensic collision investigators to inspect the scene.
Three people in the minibus were taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore with injuries described as not life-threatening.