A man has died after a road traffic accident on the Naas Road this morning.
Gardai are investigating the single vehicle collision that happened near the Kingswood exit at around 6.20am.
The man was fatally injured when the 4x4 vehicle he was driving collided with the barrier.
He was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 6667600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.