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21 Aug 2018 | 12:00 PM UTC

Ireland: Car ramming at government building in Dublin August 21

Ireland News Alert

Car ramming reported at Government Buildings complex in Dublin August 21; no casualties, driver arrested at scene

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/21/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Dublin). COUNTRY/REGION Government Buildings


A car ramming was reported shortly after 10:00 (local time) on Tuesday, August 21, in the capital Dublin. A car was driven into the gates of the Government Buildings complex - home to the Prime Minister’s Office, the Department of Finance, and the Office of the Attorney General - on Merrion Street, causing damage but injuring no one. The driver was arrested at the scene on criminal charges. 


Individuals are advised to avoid the scene of the crash as the investigation continues.


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