Friday 30 September 2016

Radio station building evacuated following 'bomb scare' call

Meadhbh McGrath

Published 17/06/2016 | 14:47

The offices of Limerick's Live 95fm on Dock Road, Limerick
The offices of Limerick's Live 95fm on Dock Road, Limerick

Staff at a Limerick radio station were evacuated this afternoon following a bomb scare in the building.

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Independent.ie understands the offices of Limerick's Live 95fm received a call reporting a bomb in the building to the offices at approximately 2pm.

The broadcaster's offices are located on the Dock Road in Limerick city.

The offices were evacuated and a search was conducted by gardai.

The all-clear was given soon after the incident.

"It was all done and dusted in 15-20 minutes, but the whole building was evacuated," a source told Independent.ie.

"Now we're all back in the building again."

The reported threat follows a series of hoax alerts across Ireland and the UK last month.

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