Belgium’s prime minister says this morning’s terror attacks in Brussels represent a “black day” for his country.
A spokesperson for the city’s metro system says at least 20 people have died in a bombing at a station near the EU headquarters.
While two blasts at the city’s main airport before that killed up to 14 people, according to local media reports.
All flights are now suspended, and people are being told to stay away.
The Belgian prime minister says there’s no information as to whether this morning’s killings are related to last week’s arrest of the main suspect in November’s terror attacks in Paris.
Charles Michel, says they feared a terror attack and it happened. He says the investigation into who was responsible is continuing.
The Department of Foreign Affairs says anyone concerned for family or friends in Brussels can phone a Dublin number 01 418 0200.
All flights to and from Zavantem airport have been cancelled until tomorrow morning.
However flights through Brussels Charleroi are running, with some delays at the airport.
Both Ryanair and Aer Lingus are offering refunds and changes to customers.
Facebook has activated its “safety check” system to help people track friends and loved ones in Brussels.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, says the attacks were an attack on our democratic values.