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There's a 60km oil spill in Limerick

Drivers have been asked to exercise caution in the area.

LIMERICK CITY AND County Council is advising motorists to exercise caution due to a 60 kilometre-long oil spill from Abbeyfeale in West Limerick to Limerick city.

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Council crews and Limerick Fire and Rescue Service are working to deal with the incident.

The oil spill emanated from the back of a truck heading east from Abbeyfeale. The council initially said the truck was travelling west, but later updated this information.

It has not yet been able to locate the vehicle involved.

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