Dublin: Tallaght Garda Station evacuated in security alert


A Garda (Irish police) station in Dublin has been evacuated due to a security alert and Irish army bomb disposal experts have been deployed.

The incident at Tallaght Garda Station began on Friday evening when a man was arrested nearby by officers on patrol.

He was taken into the station but when his bag was inspected, officers discovered “contents of concern”.

GardaĆ­ evacuated the building and called the Irish Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit.

A number of roads close to the station have been closed during the alert.


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