Bus catches fire on route to Oxegen

Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland | | 11 July 2008

The privately owned coach went up in flames along the M40 around 1pm causing considerable disruption along the motorway.

The accident happened near Finglas, Dublin with gardai (the Irish police) and ambulances quick to the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Oxegen Festival, which takes place at Punchestown Racecourse, Ireland kick off today (11July) and will run until Sunday (13 July). Rage Against The Machine, R.E.M. and Kings Of Leon are set to headline.

Check back for full coverage of the event.

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R.E.M. are set to headline this year's Oxegen. - Photographer: Sara Bowrey

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wrote on Friday 11 July :
Rage against the machine!! Think that might have been taken a bit literally by someone?!

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