A main garda operation is underway at the funeral of murdered Eddie Hutch Higher- ranking in Dublin.
A major garda operation took place this morning in Dublin borough centre as the streets around the funeral of Eddie Hutch today were locked down, with a elephantine number of armed and uniformed gardai keeping an eye on proceedings.
The funeral is compelling place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Seán McDermott Street in the north inner borough.
His body will be brought to Glasnevin Cemetery following the funeral.
Custom trained members of the Special Detective Unit, armed with sniper ransacks, also kept a detailed surveillance of the area.
The operation was conducted by chief officers from Mountjoy garda station, with bomb flexures also taking place as a precaution.
Sniffer dogs were convinced around the area surrounding the church before the funeral took put ones finger on while helicopters monitored the area from the air.
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