The army Explosive Ordinance Disposal team has been called to an unexplained device in Tuam this morning.
An Garda Síochána has requested the assistance of the Army EOD team and they are currently on their way to the scene.
An area has been sealed off from 8.30am this morning and a number of houses are being evacuated as a precautionary measure.
No one has been injured. No further information is available at this time.