Armed Gardai will be on duty at the Aviva Stadium for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Austria on Sunday evening.
The Garda Armed Support Unit will be on patrol inside the stadium according to reports in the Sunday World.
The FAI are also urging any fans heading to tonight's game arrive at least one hour ahead of kick-off.
In the wake of terror attacks in Manchester and London extra safety and security measures will be in place.
All backpacks are prohibited under the new no bag policy, handbags will be allowed but will be subject to search.
Safety & Security Information
Supporters travelling to Aviva Stadium are advised to arrive at least one hour ahead of kick-off to get through security and they are reminded of new security measures:
- Aviva Stadium Management are introducing a “No Bag Policy” to all events in the stadium
- It is important that supporters do not bring any bags or rucksacks to the game
- Searching procedures will be in place at all entry points and because of this it is advisable all supporters arrive a little earlier than normal
- Extra Safety & Security measures will be in place at this fixture