Gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a man in his 30s following a workplace incident in Dublin Port.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Ocean Pier shortly after 11.30am.

The man was taken to the Mater Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

An examination of the scene was carried out by gardaí and inquires are ongoing.

The Health and Safety Authority and the local coroner have been notified.