An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe an historic artillery shell on Echlin Street in Dublin city centre.
The object has been removed from the scene.
The operation followed a request from An Garda Síochána.
The artillery shell was discovered at a building site earlier on Thursday.
The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived on scene at 11.10am and the site was evacuated.
A cordon was also put in place for the duration of the operation. The scene was declared safe at 12.00pm.
The historic device has now been removed to a secure military installation for further examination.