A senior Garda officer, who is the subject a Garda Ombudsman inquiry, has been suspended from duty.
The officer is reportedly facing allegations of serious misconduct.
This evening, a Garda spokesperson confirmed the suspension.
“A Garda officer, who is currently subject of an investigation, has been suspended from duty,” she said.
“As this is an ongoing investigation An Garda Síochána will not be making any further comment.
“An Garda Siochana will not be commenting on the identity of the member.”