A former member of An Garda Siochana has been arrested on suspicion of sex offences.
He was arrested on Friday, and was questioned at a Garda station in Dublin.
A Garda spokesperson said a male was arrested in relation to alleged offences contrary to the Criminal Law (Rape) Amendment Act 1990.
It is understood that he is a former member of the Garda.
He was later released.
“Investigations are ongoing, and a file will be prepared for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions,” a Garda spokesperson said on Friday night.