France's presidential election has been hit by a security alert
The courtyard of the Louvre in Paris has been evacuated due to concerns about a possible terror threat
The centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron was hoping to celebrate his campaign's expected victory at the venue later.
Earlier, Macron and his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen cast their votes.
Turnout so far is steady, in what's being described as the country's most important vote in decades.
Politics professor Catherine de Vries says it's perhaps not surprising that neither candidate comes from a traditional parties.
More from Cork
There Was One Winner Of Last Night's Euromillions Jackpot
Someone in the UK won last night's Euromillions jackpot worth €138 million.
Irish Man In Critical Condition After Being Attacked Before Last Night's Liverpool Match
A 53-year-old Irish man attacked before last night's Liverpool match is in a critical condition in hospital.
Danny Healy Rae Tells Shane Ross To Leave The People Of Rural Ireland Alone
Danny Healy Rae has pleaded with Minister Shane Ross to 'leave the people of rural Ireland alone'.
M20 Cork - Limerick Motorway Could Be Completed By 2026
The M20 motorway could be fully completed by 2026
Sugar Tax Will Come Into Effect On The 1st Of May After The EU Approved The Levy Today
It will apply to water and juice based drinks with too much added sugar.
The Entire Country Will Benefit From The Completion Of The M20 Cork Limerick Motorway
That's the opinion of Limerick based Senator Kieran O'Donnell, who was speaking following the announcement that a tender for the design and planning stage of the motorway has been launched.