A community in west Cork is in shock after two people died when their car entered the water.

It happened on the Kenmare Road near Glengarriff at around half past five this morning.

A man in his 40s and a teenager were pronounced dead at the scene, while a third man has been airlifted to hospital in Cork with serious injuries.

A fourth man who had been in the car was uninjured.

Anyone with information, or drivers who passed the area with dashcam footage are asked to contact Gardaí in Bantry.