Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off

There were no injuries.
Apr 21st 2016, 10:08 PM 18,683 9

THE TYNDALL NATIONAL Institute in UCC was evacuated this evening after a toxic alarm went off.

The fire service sent around three pumps to the scene to find out what the source of the alarm was. The call to the fire brigade came in at 8.34pm.

No one was injured in the incident and it has not been confirmed what set off the alarm.

This video was taken at the scene tonight:

The Tyndall Institute is a research centre for information and communications technology. Its research areas include photonics, microsystems, micro/nanoelectronics and theory modelling and design.

Send a tip to the author

Aoife Barry


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a comment

    cancel reply
    Back to top