A teenager died in Offaly yesterday evening.
Five people have died on the country's roads in the past 72 hours.
The Road Safety Authority's reminding drivers to slow down and keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front.
The latest fatality was 14 year old Aoife Doyle Scully who was hit by a jeep in Offaly yesterday evening.
Brian Farrell from the Road Safety Authority says it's been a tough few days: