RTE has been reportedly been evacuated following a bomb scare at the RTE Television Centre.
It's understood that Gardai were called to the TV and Radio Centre today at around 4PM, with both buildings evacuated. No official statement has been made by RTE as of yet, but it is believed that both buildings are still currently evacuated.
— Barry Moran (@BarryM85) September 21, 2017
The story is currently developing.
5.07PM: According to the Garda Press Office, RTE has not been evacuated, but did confirm that Gardai are on the scene and are investigating. On-scene reports suggest that the TV Centre has only been evacuated so far. RTE have said that a statement is forthcoming.
5.20PM: The Twitter account for RTE Archives posted this. Yes, really.
— RTÉ Archives (@RTEArchives) September 21, 2017
5.29PM: RTE 2's news2day programme will not be broadcast "due to circumstances beyond our control." According to on-scene reports, staff are being allowed back into the building. Still no official statement from RTE.
— RTÉ2 (@RTE2) September 21, 2017