Three NI People Killed In Co Louth Crash

Three people from Northern Ireland have lost their lives in a two-vehicle collision in the Republic of Ireland.

Gardai have charged a man in his 20s following the crash on the N1 Carrickcarnan in Dundalk shortly after 2pm on Saturday 29 February.

A mother and son from Co Armagh and a young footballer from Newry were killed in the incident.
News Image
Investigations are ongoing and the road has since reopened.

The accused will appear at a special sitting of Dundalk District Court this morning, Monday 02 March.


Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

11 March 2020
Flybe Workers To Rally At Stormont
Flybe workers will today hold a rally at Stormont to demand government intervention to secure their jobs. A trade union has called on the Northern Ireland Executive to defend the long-term connectivity of Belfast, including the now under-threat roles at Belfast City Airport.
07 July 2017
Woman Dies In Co Down Road Crash
A woman has died in a three vehicle crash in Co Down. The crash happened on the Belfast Road in Saintfield just before 6pm on Thursday, 06 July. A man is in a stable condition in hospital. Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.
02 May 2013
Concern Over 'Interest-Only' Mortgage Payments
More than half of those in Northern Ireland with interest-only mortgages will struggle to pay off the final lump sum. Around 40% of mortgages in the region are interest-only, according to the BBC. However, it is understood a number of people are now in negative equity due to the housing crash occurring faster in NI than its UK counterparts.
16 May 2012
Man Killed In Ballymena Car Crash Named
The man who was killed in a car crash in Ballymena on Tuesday was 66-year-old Vincent Kelly. Mr Kelly was the driver of one of the cars involved in the accident, which happened on the Lisnavenagh Road. The other drivers injuries are not believed to be life threatening. Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.
27 April 2012
Person Injured In Road Crash
One person has been seriously injured in a collision near Loughbrickland this morning. The crash occurred near the Annaghbane Road junction at around 9am. The person was trapped in a car which collided with a lorry. The person has been taken to Daisy Hill Hospital. The road remains closed and traffic has been diverted.