Bomb scare at Cork Opera House confirmed by gardaí as a hoax

Thursday 13 March 2014 21.14
Gardaí at Angelsea Street are investigating the hoax call
Gardaí at Angelsea Street are investigating the hoax call

The bomb scare at Cork Opera House, which saw the building being evacuated, has turned out to be a hoax.

Gardaí confirmed that a call was received at around 6.30pm prompting the evacuation.

Gardaí at Angelsea Street carried out a sweep of the building after the call was received.

Belgian act 2manydjs were scheduled to have a gig there tonight.

Cork Opera House management cancelled tonight's scheduled event in light of the bomb scare.

Gardaí are investigating the hoax call.