The teenage girl killed in a road crash in Oughterard yesterday has been named locally as Roisin Hession.
The 16 year old was the passenger in a car which hit a wall at around 1.15am on Sunday.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car – a 21 year old man – suffered serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital Galway where he remains in a serious but non-life threatening condition.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact Salthill Garda Station at 091 – 514720 or the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111.