A security cordon is in place

Waterford Courthouse has been evacuated after a suspicious device was found.

Gardaí say a security cordon's in place on Catherine Street.

The device was discovered on the grounds of the building shortly before 10.30am this morning.

Gardaí are at the scene, and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) have been requested.

The City Square shopping centre was also briefly evacuated, but has since re-opened.