Garda station alert over package for TD

Published Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

An alert has been triggered at a garda station in Dublin over a suspect package addressed to the Irish Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

Garda station alert over package for TD
Gardaí and army bomb experts remain at the scene. (© Getty)

It is understood a sorting office alerted gardaí on Tuesday morning after discovering the package.

The item was brought to Rathfarnham Garda Station and army bomb experts were called in.

The station was evacuated.

This is the second time the Justice Minister has been at the centre of a security alert.

Just last week, white powder and a swastika were sent to his home.

© UTV News
Comments Comments
1 Comments
ptdobbin in Beal Feirste wrote (109 days ago):
despicable Nazis. disagree with him politically ok but attacking his racial and cultural backgroud is deplorable and violence of this nature should be a thing of the past in Ireland.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Twelfth of July
Sat 12 July 2014
The Open Championship
Sun 20 July 2014
Eleventh night bonfires
Fri 11 July 2014