O'Connell Bridge closed off as Garda deal with 'ongoing incident' 11 months ago

O'Connell Bridge closed off as Garda deal with 'ongoing incident'

Try to avoid the area if possible.

The O'Connell Bridge in Dublin has been closed off this morning due to a serious incident.

Gardaí and emergency services are currently at the scene, with the incident said to be 'ongoing'.

The An Garda Síochána Twitter page said: "Traffic Alert: O'Connell Bridge closed from South Quay to North Quay due to an ongoing incident. Emergency services enroute. O'Connell Bridge from North Quay to South Quay remains open."

While AA Roadwatch said: "Emergency services are dealing with an incident that's blocking the right lane on the northbound side and the left lane of the southbound side of O'Connell Bridge.

"Delays on approach are building back to Westmoreland St."

UPDATE: The bridge is now open to traffic.