Gardaí are continuing their investigation into possible immigration offences after a number of men were seen getting out of a truck in Co Wicklow yesterday morning.

It is understood at least six people left the truck in Newtownmountkennedy at about 10.50am, sometime after the vehicle had arrived at Rosslare Europort.

The truck was making a delivery in a business park in Newtownmountkennedy, when the men were seen getting out and leaving the area.

A garda investigation began, but it is understood none of those involved have yet been located.

A garda spokesperson said it was an ongoing investigation and that possible immigration offences are being examined as part of the inquiry.

The truck involved is still being detained by gardaí for a technical examination.