People have been stuck at the top of a ferris wheel at Eyre Square for over an hour.
Traffic around Eyre Square is heavy as routes are closed while the emergency services respond to the situation.
The AA says traffic is extremely slow around the city centre as a result of the incident.
Day 1 of the Galway Christmas Market and we got stuck on the wheel pic.twitter.com/XBgrezqnyQ
— Hannah Lambert (@hannahlambert76) November 17, 2017
The Fire Service is at the scene on the first day of the Christmas Market at Eyre Square.
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