Gardai issue appeal following fatal collision outside Raphoe

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Gardai are appealing for information regarding a fatal collision in Raphoe which claimed the life of a motorcyclist.  He's been named locally as 34 year old Hugh Shalvey, a native of Monaghan who has been living in Raphoe for some time.

The crash happened at Oakfield Demense on the Derry Road in Raphoe before 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

Mr Shalvey  died when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle towing a trailer.

Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan says they are particularly anxious to speak to motorists who stopped to offer assistance in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy.

She's been speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show.................