A male motorcyclist (40s) was killed after losing control of his bike on the Monivea to Athenry road in Galway yesterday.
It is believed the incident occurred at approximately 3.15pm.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Galway.
The road was closed and examined by Garda Forensic Collision investigators.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-538000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.