21/10/2019

Major Security Alert In Dublin Following Discovery Of Suspicious Device

A security alert is ongoing in Dublin following the discovery of a suspicious device.

According to reports, the area around Christ Church Cathedral in the city is closed off following the discovery.

Roads around the cathedral have been closed while garda and Army Bomb experts investigate the device.

Drivers in the area are being told to expect delays and diversions.

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21 October 2019
Major Security Alert In Dublin Following Discovery Of Suspicious Device
A security alert is ongoing in Dublin following the discovery of a suspicious device. According to reports, the area around Christ Church Cathedral in the city is closed off following the discovery. Roads around the cathedral have been closed while garda and Army Bomb experts investigate the device.
17 October 2019
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Euro 2020 To Earn €106m For Irish Economy
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16 October 2019
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Waterford Services For Children's Mental Health 'A Disgrace'
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