A cyclist had been killed in a road accident in Dublin city centre.
The collision happened just after midday on Lower Gardiner Street.
The victim was hit by a truck and pronounced dead in the Mater hospital an hour later.
Gardai said the cyclist he was in his fifties.
Gardiner Street Lower is closed to traffic between Sean Mac Dermott Street and Parnell Street for the time being as police continue their inquiry into the crash
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? firstname.lastname@example.org