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tragic crash Tributes paid to 'gentleman' motorcyclist John Keane following collision in Dublin

Gardaí have appealed for any road users who were travelling on the Mitchelstown Road between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Wednesday and who may have camera footage, including dashboard camera footage, to make it available them

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Motorcycle enthusiast John Keane

Motorcycle enthusiast John Keane

Motorcycle enthusiast John Keane

Pals of a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Dublin on Wednesday have described him as a “gentleman” who was a “ray of sunshine”.

John Keane, originally from Ayrfield in North Dublin, died at the scene after his motorcycle collided with a car at the entrance to Northwest Business Park on the Mitchelstown Road in Ballycoolin around 5pm on Wednesday.

The driver of the car was treated at the scene by emergency services.

Devastated pals of John described him as gentleman and a “ray of sunshine” as they paid tribute to him online today.

He was a keen motorcycle enthusiast who took part in charity motorcycle events.

One friends described him as “One of the nicest blokes I had ever known.”

Another said: “John was a lovely guy, such a great character. Condolences to all of his family and friends.”

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John was described as “One of the nicest blokes I had ever known.”

John was described as “One of the nicest blokes I had ever known.”

John was described as “One of the nicest blokes I had ever known.”

Gardaí have appealed for any road users who were travelling on the Mitchelstown Road between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Wednesday and who may have camera footage, including dashboard camera footage, to make it available them.

Gardaí can be contacted at Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 666 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

His death comes after a motorcyclist in his 60s died following a three vehicle collision in Skerries, north Dublin, on Tuesday.

The motorcyclist died at the scene on the R127 near Milverton in Skerries where two cars and a motorcycle were involved in a collision at 4.40pm on Tuesday.

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