Dublin train station evacuated over security alert after 'suspected explosive material' found
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Dublin train station evacuated over security alert after 'suspected explosive material' found

CONNOLLY Railway Station in Dublin has been evacuated after a 'suspected explosive material' was found.

The suspect material was found by a staff member near the drivers area at platforms 1 and 2 at around midday, according to the Irish Times.

Irish Rail say the station has been evacuated and closed on Garda advice.

Houses and businesses in the area have also been evacuated, as well as part of the IFSC.

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DART and Commuter services that operate through Connolly to other stations are currently running but will not stop there.

Luas trams will also not be stopping at the station.

Other trains will terminate at the nearest possible station with road diversions in place.

A Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit has been deployed to the scene.

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