CO. GALWAY - Two children, aged 7 and nine, who were out riding bicycles on Sunday, have collided with a car in County Galway.
Both children were rushed to Portiuncula Hospital in critical condition.
One of the children, a girl, aged 9, died in hospital later on Sunday.
The other young cyclist, a 7-year old boy remains in serious condition.
The collision occurred just before 12 noon on Sunday on the R358 Ballinasloe to Ahascragh Road, Co Galway.
The road was closed for a period of time for a forensic examination.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation on this incident to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 0909 631890.