Pensioner who was found dead yesterday has been named

A man who died tragically in an incident in County Monaghan yesterday has been named.

Patrick (Pat) Shannon, who was in his 80s, was found on the roadside at Carnaveigh near Castleblayney at 4 pm yesterday. A car was found crashed nearby, a female driver in her 20’s was not injured.

The Ballybay/Shercock road remains closed this evening, and will remain closed for a number of hours. Gardaí, meanwhile, are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.