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Dublin: 21°C Thursday 18 August 2022

That loose llama in Offaly still hasn't been tracked down

The animal was causing traffic problems near the village of Rahan earlier.

shutterstock_215294425 Source: Shutterstock/Heather Goodell

IF YOU HAPPEN to see a llama trotting along the road in Co Offaly this morning – you’re not seeing things, it probably actually is a llama.

AA Roadwatch sent out the following alert earlier this morning…

And James Hayden tweeted this photo from the locality…

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According to AA Roadwatch, there haven’t been any further sightings since – so keep your eyes peeled if you’re driving in the area.

It was spotted near Rahan, which is around 8km from Tullamore.

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