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Lorry crashes through railway barrier

The incident occurred near Oranmore in Galway this morning.

An Irish Rail train. File photo.
An Irish Rail train. File photo.
Image: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A LORRY CRASHED through a railway level crossing near Oranmore, Co Galway earlier this morning.

RTE reports that the incident occurred just as an Irish Rail passenger train was coming towards the barrier.

The train was four minutes away from the level crossing.

Luckily the train was able to stop before it reached the barrier.

Irish Rail is working to repair the crossing.

A number of train services between Galway, Limerick and Dublin have been affected by the crash.

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