There were considerable tailbacks on the M18 Ennis to Limerick motorway this morning (Tuesday) following a seven-vehicle pile-up. The accident occurred on the north-bound lane near Manus, Clarecastle during a heavy hailstone shower.
Emergency services from Ennis and Shannon attended the scene. There were no fatalities but a number of people were treated for minor injuries.
Ennis-bound traffic was diverted on the old road through Clarecastle.