UPDATE: North Kildare Maynooth security alert declared a hoax

Defence Forces bomb squad has left the scene

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UPDATE: Maynooth security alert declared a hoax

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A security alert this morning at Maynooth Business Campus, a business park in North Kildare has been declared a hoax.

A spokesperson for the Defence Forces has confirmed to the Leinster Leader in the past few minutes that the incident, which required the Army’s bomb disposal unit, was a hoax

People were evacuated from the Ulster Bank building in the Business Campus once the alarm was raised earlier today.

Emergency services have now left the scene.

Read more: WATCH: Evacuation as bomb squad called to Maynooth business park in North Kildare