Sunday 30 April 2017

WATCH: 'Fortunately no one was walking past' - Moment bales of hay fall on electric pole and chaos ensues

Daire Courtney

Daire Courtney

A lorry shed some bales of hay on Bridge Street in Ardee, Co Louth early yesterday morning – and chaos ensued.

Windows were broken, doors were knocked through and an ESB pole came crashing down when the hay hit the street.

According to, gardaí and the ESB Networks crew worked through the day to keep traffic moving and repair the damage.

Luckily nobody was injured in the incident and the street has since been cleared.

And as is the way with lucky escapes, some people chose to see the funny side...

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