A pedal cyclist has died following a fatal road traffic collision involving a tractor on Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred on Church Road, Gowan, Co Kilkenny, at approximately 3.45pm.

A male cyclist in his 60s received fatal injuries as a result of the collision.

Gardaí said in a statement: “His body was removed to St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny, and will later be transferred to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will be conducted. No other injuries were reported.”


Gardaí in Goresbridge are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward and are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage who were travelling on Church Road between 3.30pm and 3.45pm to make this footage available to gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Goresbridge Garda Station on 059-977 5202, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111 or any garda station.