Rescue teams locate car that entered water at Howth

Emergency services are at the scene at Howth Harbour

Rescue teams locate car that entered water at Howth

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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 Coast Guard and the RNLI.