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Sunday 25 June 2017

Two people hospitalised after partial archway collapse at Temple Bar

Emergency services at the scene in Templebar
Emergency services at the scene in Templebar
Emergency services at the scene on Wednesday evening (Photo: Dublin Fire Brigade)
Emergency services at the scene in Templebar
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Two people have been taken to hospital after a partial roof collapse at the well-known Merchant's Arch in Temple Bar, Dublin.

Two people were hospitalised after the incident which took place at approximately 7.45pm.

Gardai confirmed to Independent.ie that gardai and emergency services attended the scene and provided assistance.

Dublin Fire Brigade have confirmed the injuries are not serious.

The well-known Merchant's Arch in Temple Bar
The well-known Merchant's Arch in Temple Bar

It is understood bricks may have come loose from the roof of the arch.

The arch is located at Temple Bar, in between Aston Quay and Wellington Quay on Dublin's south quays.

Emergency services at the scene in Templebar
Emergency services at the scene in Templebar

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