Woman dies after being hit by train in County Dublin

Train at Heuston Station in Dublin
Image caption Services to and from Heuston Station in Dublin were severely disrupted

A woman has died after she was hit by a train on the Dublin to Kildare railway line.

It happened on a section of the track between Adamstown and Hazelhatch, at about 00:20 BST on Sunday.

Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail) said the emergency services attended the scene, and the line was closed while Gardai carried out investigations.

The company said that the Dublin Heuston to Hazelhatch line reopened at 13:00 BST and delays were due to ease.