Updated at 10:06 am, Feb 23
In Wexford, one person has died following a collision involving a tractor and two cars.
The incident happened on the N25 near Ballinaboola at around 7.10pm last night.
Two young girls who were travelling in the car with their father were among four people taken to hospital.
The road is closed this morning to allow for a forensic collision investigation and local diversions are in place.
In a statement today, Gardaí say they are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision on the N25.
The driver of one of the vehicles, a male in his early 40s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Two juvenile female passengers of this vehicle were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious Injuries.
The two male drivers of the other vehicles, aged 70s and 30s, were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious injuries.
No other injuries have been reported.
Gardaí were conducting a forensic collision investigation at the scene on Thursday morning and the road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours. Local diversions are in place.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.
Elsewhere, in Carlow, one person has been airlifted to hospital and three people are injured following a serious two-vehicle collision yesterday evening.
The crash occurred on the N80 just north of the Fighting Cocks pub at around 4.30pm.
Multiple garda vehicles and ambulances attended the scene and the section of road between junction Five of the M9 and Ballon is currently closed.
Both roads in Carlow and Wexford remain closed this morning and motorists are advised to take alternative routes.