The parish of Dromard is in mourning today following the tragic death of 18 year old Joseph Reynolds who died in a road accident outside Newtownforbes last night.
The Moyne teenager was killed when the car in which he as a front seat passenger collided with a tractor at 11.50pm on the N4 between Newtownforbes and Rooskey.
The driver and two other passengers of the car were also taken to Mullingar Hospital after the accident. One of the other passengers sustained serious injuries in the crash.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Longford Garda Station on 043-3350570, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.