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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 2 April, 2020

Main route closed in Dublin city centre as Gardaí respond to person on roof

The person was brought safely from the building at around 1.30pm and is receiving the appropriate attention.

q1 Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

ONE OF THE main routes out of Dublin city centre was closed for a time today, as gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade responded to an incident.

The emergency services were called after a person climbed onto the roof of an office building on Charlotte Way, at the top of Harcourt Street.

Workers in the area who spoke to said the incident began at around 11am.

The road was closed, and motorists were warned to expect heavy traffic in the area as a result.

The person was brought safely down from the rooftop, and traffic in the area returned to normal by around 1.30pm.

Emergency services sources said the individual was receiving appropriate attention.

q2 Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

q3 Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

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