Around lunchtime in Crookstown, Co Cork, a report of gunfire was called in. A blackout was put in place right after the incident was reported.
A stand off began between a man with a shotgun and the gardai at a farmhouse in Crookstown.
Officers from the Armed Response Unit arrived and surrounded the farmhouse around 7pm.
A shot was fired but no one was injured in the incident. Shortly after the Armed Response Unit arrived an elderly man emerged from the farmhouse farmhouse and gave up.
No one was arrested following the incident and no one was injured. Gardai are still continuing the investigation.