A Co Clare woman is in a serious condition in a Dublin hospital following a collision in which her friend was killed.
A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving following the collision which occurred in Hartstown, Dublin in the early hours of this morning.
The women, both in their 40s, were seriously injured when they were struck by a car. Both were taken by ambulance to Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown.
One of the women was later pronounced dead, while the second victim, understood to be originally from west Clare, remains in a serious condition.
Gardaí at Blanchardstown are investigating the collision and have asked anyone with information to contact them on on 01-6667000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.