A pedestrian has died following a road traffic collision in Kilkenny this evening.
It's understood that the incident happened shortly after 5pm at a junction near Springhill.
The Kilkenny Ring Road (N10) at Smithsland, is currently closed with local diversions in place.
Gardaí and emergency services remain at the scene.
Road users are being advised to avoid the area as there are traffic delays and to take extra care.
No further information is available at this time.