The Transport Minister has been warned of security issues at Dublin Airport.
There are claims security screening at the airport is not fit for purpose and there's a risk of a possible terrorist attack as a result.
A whistleblower made the claim to the Transport Minister, Eamon Ryan, which has been seen by the Irish Independent.
Dublin Airport Authority says it will cooperate with any investigation but is stressing it's only an allegation from a protected disclosure at this point.
in a statement, data says it "never comments on matters of a security nature for obvious reasons given that aviation security aims to prevent acts of unlawful interference, by keeping threatening items such as arms and explosives away from aircraft.
"We never comment on the frequency, nature or findings of any audits or investigations for similar reasons to avoid sharing intelligence on such matters in any medium with those who might seek to bring about such unlawful acts.
"Due process must be followed here and we will cooperate fully with any investigation that may follow but any allegations under a protected disclosure should remain to be allegations only until such claims are fully investigated and ultimately resolved".