first_img Previous articleTalking Points: Dublin danger, semi-final defeats and championship loomingNext articleDemolition plans appeal for Curragower House Staff Reporter NewsBreaking newsLimerick postal sorting office evacuated over suspect packageBy Staff Reporter – March 22, 2019 3052 Gardai and the army bomb disposal unit are onsite at the Limerick postal depot on the Dock Road after a suspect package was found THE LIMERICK sorting office of An Post has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found early this Friday morning.The depot with up to 100 staff, is located in an industrial estate on the Dock Road and shortly after 6am it was evacuated over concerns following the discovery of a suspicious package.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Gardai were notified and an Army Explosive Ordinance disposal (EOD) unit was dispatched from Cork and is now at the scene.The sorting office is also the national Return Letter Centre which handles all undelivered mail.An Post staff had been warned about suspicious parcels and envelopes following recent incidents in the UK.While the incident is ongoing, Army personal will evaluate the package and determine the course of the investigation. Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Print Facebook Emailcenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin WhatsApp Advertisement TAGSan postbomb squadCrimelimericksuspect package last_img