Thursday 19 September 2019

Emergency services at scene after body found on railway line

Photo: Eamonn Farrell/
Photo: Eamonn Farrell/

Gabija Gataveckaite

EMERGENCY services are attending an incident on the railway nearby Drumcondra station after a body was found on the line.

It is understood that the body of a man was found on the line at approximately 8.40am this morning.

Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending the scene, where the man was found unresponsive.

He was later pronounced dead.

Delays to all services through Connolly station are expected after trains were diverted.

"Emergency services are currently attending an incident on the line," said a spokesperson for Irish Rail.

"Docklands station will remain closed until further notice and services are being diverted through to Connolly."

Meanwhile, a garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí are currently at scene at an incident at the Railway Line, Drumcondra which occurred this morning.

The Whitworth Road was previously closed and has since been re-opened.

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