A replica firearm was recovered in the house following the incident
A replica firearm has been recovered by Gardaí following a hostage situation in Dublin earlier today.
Gardaí from Cabinteely responded to reports of a disturbance at a house at Ballyogan Green, Dublin 18 at around 11.20am.
A woman in her 30s was held hostage in the house by a man in his 40s.
A number of Garda units attended the scene, while a Defence Forces bomb disposal team was requested as a precaution.
The woman left the house unharmed after a short amount of time.
Negotiators remained in contact with the man, who left the house at around 3.30pm. He was then taken to hospital.
A replica firearm was recovered in the house following the incident.
Gardaí say their investigations are ongoing.