Gardaí in Killarney are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision which occurred outside Sneem last night.
The collision occurred at approximately 6.45pm on the Cahersiveen to Sneem Road, approximately three miles outside Sneem, yesterday evening.
A motorcyclist travelling along the road came off the motorcycle and collided with a ditch.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
His remains were removed to University Hospital Kerry where a post mortem is expected to take place today.
No one else was injured in the collision.
The road was closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination but has since reopened.
Gardaí in Killarney are appealing for witnesses to the collision; anyone with information may contact 064 6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.