Dublin Limerick M7 closed and two separate crashes on Laois roads

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Dublin Limerick M7 closed and two separate crashes on Laois roads

Dublin Limerick M7 closed and two separate crashes on Laois roads

Laois motorists can expect delays in two parts of the county as there has been two car crashes on Laois roads this morning.

Emergency services are dealing with a collision on the M8 northbound between Junction 4 Urlingford and Junction 3 Rathdowney. 

Motorists should expect delays in the area.

The Abbeyleix/Carlow Rd (R430) is blocked between Newtown and Killeshin due to a crash and motorists should use an alternative route.

Both roads in Laois were cleared and reopened around 10:30am on Wednesday morning.

Elsewhere, there has been another crash on the M7 between Offaly and Tipperary.

M7 closed northbound between Junction 24 Toomevara and Junction 23 Moneygall following multi-vehicle crash. Diversions are in place.

Gardaí are at the scene and are reporting icy conditions on this stretch following a heavy hail shower.

Steel container used as a bridge at Derryounce Lakes Portarlington.