A woman in her 60s has died following a car crash on Wednesday evening in Templemartin, Co Kilkenny.
The deceased was a passenger in a vehicle, while the driver of the car and the only other occupant, was injured. Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The crash occurred at about 6.40pm.
The link road from the Dunbell interchange onto the M9 was closed pending the completion of an examination by garda forensic collision investigators.
Gardaí are asking witnesses to contact Kilkenny Garda Station at 056-7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.