N. Ireland Politics

Connolly Station in Dublin reopens after security alert

Connolly Station alert
Image caption Irish rail tweeted a picture of the Connolly Station alert

Connolly Station in Dublin has reopened after a security alert on Wednesday morning.

In a statement on Twitter, Iarnrod Eireann (Irish rail) said all services would resume shortly but that passengers will experience delays.

Army bomb experts were called to the scene after a member of the public contacted police at about 0910 BST.

There is heightened security in the city ahead of the upcoming visit of Queen Elizabeth and Barack Obama.

Last week the Irish foreign minister said security arrangements for the visits to Ireland were "very strong".

Eamon Gilmore admitted the government was concerned about the threat posed by dissident republicans and international terrorists.