Armed gardai on Dublin's streets and checkpoints in operation as body of Eddie Hutch Snr released
The body of Eddie Hutch Snr has been released to his family as a massive garda operation gets underway in Dublin.
Scores of armed gardai are manning checkpoints on various streets in the Dublin 1 and Dublin 3 areas.
Mr Hutches remains were brought to the home of a relative on Portland Row shortly after 5pm this evening.
Armed gardai are currently in situ outside the residence.