Lixnaw man named as victim of Limerick crash

The man who died in a single car crash near Limerick yesterday has been named locally as Lixnaw man Roibeárd Thornton. garda-accident-390x285 The collision occurred on the M7 Motorway on the northbound lane near Junction 28, Castletroy yesterday morning. Mr Thornton who was 35 is brother to sitting Fine Gael Cllr Aoife Thornton. He was the only occupant of the car.