Garda Water Unit divers are at the scene

 

Rescue teams have located a car that went off Howth pier in Dublin earlier this evening.

Gardaí say divers from the Garda Water Unit are attempting to retrieve the body of a man from the vehicle.

The alarm was raised this afternoon, when the car was seen entering the water in Howth Harbour.

The incident sparked a major multi-agency operation involving Gardaí, emergency services, the Irish Coastguard and the RNLI.

 #BreakingNews A major search of Howth Harbour is happening at present.. pic.twitter.com/cgUVwyZG3n