A person has died and two others are injured after a serious traffic collision in south Kilkenny this morning.
The incident happened on the road between Thomastown and Inistioge. Gardai, several ambulances and a rescue helicopter are among the emergency services attending the scene.
The R700 Kilkenny/New Ross Road remains closed to the accident. Diversions in place via the R703 Thomastown/ Graiguenamanagh Rd and Thomastown itself.