Search

27 Jan 2022

ALERT: Tullamore courthouse evacuated during court sitting

ALERT: Tullamore courthouse evacuated during court sitting

Tullamore court house had to be evacuated last Monday morning after an alarm sounded

TULLAMORE courthouse was evacuated during a court sitting this week after an alarm sounded throughout the building.

Monday's district court was underway with Judge Bernadette Owens presiding, when the incident happened.

Everyone, including gardai, defendants and court staff were ordered to clear the building while investigations got underway into the cause.

People were then informed it was safe to return only for the alarm to go off once again and the building had to be vacated a second time.

A spokesperson at Tullamore Court House has since clarified that a faulty sensor triggered the alarm to go off.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.