Major evacuation at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after shotgun shell is found on stage where the Taoiseach is due to give a speech this evening – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
January 20, 2019

Major evacuation at Fine Gael Ard Fheis after shotgun shell is found on stage where the Taoiseach is due to give a speech this evening

There was a major evacuation of Fine Gael TD’s at a conference hall where Taoiseach Enda Kenny will give his opening Ard Fheis speech this evening after an empty shotgun shell was found next to the stage earlier this afternoon.

It is believed that the GardaĆ­ were called to the City West venue after security staff found the empty shotgun shell behind the main stage shortly at approximately 2pm. GardaĆ­ say there was no gun powder in the shell, thought to be from a shotgun.

It is understood that the Taoiseach Enda Kenny was not present in the conference hall at the time of the incident.

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