Woman killed in cycling accident in Kildare on Sunday morning

Roads closed at Rathcoffey, between Clane and Maynooth

Conor McHugh

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BREAKING: Woman killed in cycling accident in Kildare this morning

The scene at the road block at Rathcoffey this afternoon

A woman was killed this morning in a cycling accident at Rathcoffey, between Clane and Maynooth.

It is believed that the woman, in her mid-twenties, is a member of the Dublin-based Orwell Wheelers cycling group, and the incident occurred near Rathcoffey Church.

The family of the victim has been informed.

Road closures and diversions are in place on the Rathcoffey/Maynooth road this afternoon, and gardai are still at the scene.

UPDATE @ 3.30PM: Driver uninjured, roads reopened