Gardaí and the Army Explosives Ordnance Disposal team are currently at the scene of an incident at Christchurch in Dublin city centre.
The area is currently cordoned off while the EOD team carries out its work.
Gardaí have said investigations related to the incident are ongoing.
DUBLIN’S Christchurch Place at the top of Dame Street has been closed off to traffic following an ‘incident’.
Emergency services have rushed to the scene and gardai have secured the area.
AA Roadwatch said: “Christchurch Place is closed for inbound and outbound from its junction with Castle St to its junction with Nicholas St….
AA Roadwatch added:
“Traffic is being diverted down Winetavern St coming from High St and down Werbergh St coming from Dame St.”
Dublin Bus have also posted diversions to the usual bus routes on their site, “due to an incident”.