Tuesday 17 July 2018

Security alert at business park deemed a hoax

Gardai outside the Ulster Bank premises in Maynooth Business Campus, Co. Kildare this afternoon where Gardai and the Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to a report of a suspect device this morning Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
Gardai outside the Ulster Bank premises in Maynooth Business Campus, Co. Kildare this afternoon where Gardai and the Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to a report of a suspect device this morning Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
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Sean Nolan

A security alert that led to a number of people being evacuated at a business park in Maynooth, Co Kildare this morning has been declared a hoax.

Gardai confirmed to Independent.ie that they attended the scene this morning and the Army Bomb Disposal team also attended the scene.

A number of people were evacuated for their safety.

However a spokesperson for the Defence Forces confirmed to Independent.ie that the security alert was a hoax and they had now left the scene.

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