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31st May 2017

Man Becomes Second Cyclist Killed On Irish Roads In Recent Days

James Fenton

A cyclist who sustained injuries after a collision in Mayo at the weekend has passed away.

The man is his 50s was involved in a crash at Rathroeen, Ballina, Co Mayo on Sunday. He succumbed to his injuries at Mayo University Hospital yesterday.

He becomes the second cyclist killed on Irish roads in recent days. Yesterday, a female American tourist in her 60s lost her life after being involved in a crash at the Gap of Dunloe in Co. Kerry. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses for both incidents. In Mayo, people are asked to call Killarney Garda Station on 064 6671160 . In Mayo, Ballina Garda Station are reachable on 096 20560.