Motorists experience delays after coach fire on M50
Commuters in Dublin experienced delays this morning after a coach went on fire on the M50/M11.
Motorists were using the hard shoulder on the southbound lane during the incident.
The coach fire was extinguished but the vehicle remained on the hard shoulder afterwards.
A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesperson confirmed to Independent.ie that the engine of the coach went on fire.
DUBLIN Coach on fire at M50/M11 Merge southbound in hard shoulder.Visibility may be affected due to smoke https://t.co/r19oH1cxgs— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) April 21, 2017
"We had units in the area, but the incident is now over," they said.
AA Roadwatch have warned drivers that visibility may be affected in the area due to the smoke.
Elsewhere in Dublin, gardaí are at the scene of an incident blocking the right lane of Parkgate St inbound just after the Infirmary Road junction.
In Limerick, fog around the city centre is causing slight delays for drivers.
Motorists are being asked to use their fog lights when needed, but to switch them off when no longer necessary.
Meanwhile, Irish Rail have informed their customers that the 07.35 Connolly Station to Belfast train is experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes due to a mechanical fault.