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Cyclist injured following collision with pedestrian has died in hospital

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Cyclist injured following collision with pedestrian has died in hospital

A cyclist rushed to hospital after a collision with a pedestrian has died.

The 59-year-old,  named locally as father-of-six Bernard Tully,  was cycling on the cycle lane on the upper part of Chesterfield Ave in the Phoenix Park - the city bound side between Aras an Uachtaráin and the Castleknock Gate - when he collided with a pedestrian at 8.40pm on Monday.

The cyclist, who is originally from Co Cavan but had been living in Castleknock in North Dublin, was was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he died from his injuries last night.

The pedestrian, who is in his 30s, was taken to James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown with leg and back injuries but was later discharged.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Cabra garda station on 01 6667400, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.