Man who held judge hostage has been arrested

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occurring approximately at 11:30am a man walked into Smithfield courts with a firearm and a suspect device.

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He approached Court 22 where Judge Susan Ryan was and began to shout. He was arrested by Garda where it was concluded the firearm was an imitation while the suspect device is being investigated by the Army Explosive Ordanance Team. Luas has announced that there is no service between Blackhorse and the city as an investigation is still underway.

-Sam Fitsimons