Emergency services are attending a “tragic incident” on the railway line between Dublin and Cork.

The train departed from Heuston Station at 1pm on Sunday, but was forced to stop at Portlaoise due to the incident.

Irish Rail announced on Twitter, “13:00hrs Heuston Cork has been involved in a tragic incident at Portlaoise. Expect severe disruption to services between Heuston & Cork, Kerry & Limerick in both directions.”

-Noah Harte