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Two injured following partial collapse of arch in Temple Bar

Two injured following partial collapse of arch in Temple Bar

Two people have been taken to hospital after a partial roof collapse at the well-known Merchant's Arch in Temple Bar, Dublin.

Two people were hospitalised after the incident which took place at approximately 7.45pm.

Gardai confirmed to Independent.ie gardai and emergency services attended the scene and provided assistance.

Dublin Fire Brigade have confirmed the injuries are not serious.

It is understood bricks may have come loose from the roof of the arch.

The arch is located at Temple Bar, in between Aston Quay and Wellington Quay on Dublin's south quays.