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Ireland Nine people in recovery after falling from truck during GAA celebrations in Enniskerry

14:30  13 october  2019
14:30  13 october  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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SEVERAL people have been injured this evening after falling from an articulated lorry in Enniskerry Co Wicklow. It's understood a number of people were in the town celebrating with Enniskerry GAA HORROR INCIDENT. Several injured after fall from lorry in Enniskerry during GAA celebration .

Nine young men were injured after falling from the back of a lorry in Enniskerry , Co Wicklow on Saturday evening. The men, who were among a group of Enniskerry GAA players and supporters, were taking part in a homecoming celebration after the Enniskerry GAA Junior B beat Avoca to win

a view of a city: A video grab of the incident in Enniskerry Village where people fell from the back of a lorry as they were celebrating winning a match. A video grab of the incident in Enniskerry Village where people fell from the back of a lorry as they were celebrating winning a match.

NINE people are in recovery after falling from the trailer of a lorry in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow last night as they celebrated a GAA victory.

Some of the young men were sent home from hospital last night and others are due to undergo procedures in St Vincent’s University Hospital later today.

According to local sources, the injured are in "much better form" this morning.

Gardaí confirmed that nine people were brought to hospitals in Dublin and treated for non-life threatening injuries after the incident took place shortly before 7pm on Saturday evening.

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Nine men have been injured after falling from a moving lorry as they celebrated a gaelic football victory, gardaí (Irish police) have said. It happened in Enniskerry in County Wicklow at about 18:30 local time on Saturday. The men were members of Enniskerry Gaelic Athletic Association ( GAA )

Nine people have been injured after a group of young men fell off a truck in Co Wicklow this evening. The incident, which happened at around 6:30pm in Enniskerry Village, occurred when members of a GAA club were celebrating winning a local match.

Players from Enniskerry GAA Club were on the back of a lorry celebrating a win over Avoca in the Junior B championship as the truck made its way throughout the town centre.

a sign on the side of a building: The village of Enniskerry was decked out ahead of the team's celebrations (Photo: Conor Feehan) The village of Enniskerry was decked out ahead of the team's celebrations (Photo: Conor Feehan) The public had gathered to celebrate the win and cheer on the players, when a railing on top of the truck gave way and nine people fell from the vehicle.

A video of the incident has been circulating on social media.

Independent Councillor Rory O’Connor said that the village was panicked after the incident took place.

"There was a lot of panic and everyone was in shock mode because in fairness, it was such a good night and people were just frozen because it was kind of horrible," he told Independent.ie.

Nine rushed to hospital after horror fall as Enniskerry GAA team celebrates final win

  Nine rushed to hospital after horror fall as Enniskerry GAA team celebrates final win Video footage shows the celebrants holding a trophy and jumping up and down before falling from the back of the truck . © Getty Ambulance outside a hospital Accident and Emergency department. A Garda spokesman confirmed that the injured were rushed to Tallaght and St Vincent's hospitals, both in Dublin, for treatment. He said: "Gardai at Enniskerry are investigating an incident in which a group of young men were injured when they fell from the trailer of an articulated lorry."The incident occurred in Enniskerry Village this evening at approximately 6.30pm.

Enniskerry GAA Junior B team were celebrating winning their Wicklow Championship final win when a railing opened resulting in a number of people crashing to the ground. THIS is the horrific moment several people fell from from an articulated lorry in Enniskerry Co Wicklow on Saturday evening.

Up to nine players from the Enniskerry GAA Junior B team have been injured during a homecoming celebration of their cup final win on Saturday. None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening, according to Gardaí. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media, though many from the

The councillor was at a family event yesterday evening and went down to the town centre after he heard what had taken place.

"There was talk of terrible things happening and so much worry as we’re a very small community and everyone is very connected," he said.

"But several garda cars came in very quickly and the whole village went into lockdown. I was very impressed with emergency services and they acted very quickly.

"Things settled down then in a few hours and it’s very quiet this morning," the councillor added.

The GAA club said they would not be making any further comment on the incident.

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