Easons on Dublins OConnell Street evacuated after hoax bomb scare

first_img 49 Comments Saturday 22 Apr 2017, 5:44 PM Apr 22nd 2017, 5:44 PM Easons on Dublin’s O’Connell Street evacuated after ‘hoax’ bomb scare The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening. 38,809 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Image: Google Maps Updated 6.00pmTHE EASONS FLAGSHIP shop on Dublin’s O’Connell Street had to be evacuated this evening.Customers were told to leave the building shortly after 5pm.It is understood that a bomb threat had been received.Armed gardaí attended the scene, and it is believed that a search was carried out.Following the search, staff were permitted to re-enter the building just after half 5.A garda spokesperson confirmed that they were satisfied that the call was a hoax, but the sweep was carried out as a precautionary measure.Read: ‘Hit me. Bring it on’: American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passengerRead: No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment https://jrnl.ie/3353533 Share Tweet Email5 Image: Google Maps Short URL By Sean Murraylast_img read more