A murder investigation is underway after a man died following a hit-and-run last night.
32 year-old Stephen Lynch, a father of three, was struck by a car on the road at Brookview Close in Tallaght and was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the vehicle left the scene by foot.
Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing the movements of two cars seen in the Tallaght and Crumlin area.
Superintendent Peter Duff from Tallaght Garda Station. is appealing for information on a silver Ford Focus Hatchback, registration 10-WW-1812 or a red wine coloured Volkswagen Polo registration 01-D-9539.
There are reports that the incident may have been deliberate and detectives are investigating possible gang links.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station 01-666 6000 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.