A pony has died after being struck by a train in south Dublin.
According to reports, the mare was alive for up to two hours after the incident. It is understood that that three other ponies escaped without injury.
In a statement on Twitter, a spokesperson for Irish Rail, said: "Minor delays to trains to Heuston through Adamstown after train struck horses on line. Train now proceeding, trains will operate at reduced speed through the area."
"At least one seriously injured beside line, veterinary support requested."