Update - 3.35pm: Gardaí have found nothing after searching a number of buildings following a bomb threat in Waterford.
The area around the Mall in Waterford city will reopen this afternoon.
WATERFORD: The Mall has just reopened in both directions between Lombard St and Colbeck St following an incident. https://t.co/EY0qAdZlYs— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) August 4, 2016
Update - 2pm: A number of buildings have been evacuated in Waterford city after a bomb alert at the city council offices.
There are reports of one bomb in the city council offices and one in the Theatre Royal next door.
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Earlier: Two buildings have been evacuated at The Mall in Waterford city following a bomb alert.
Gardaí got a call reporting a bomb in buildings next to the city council offices.
Gardaí and members of the EOD team are at the scene.
WATERFORD The Mall closed both ways between jcts with Lombard St & Colbeck St due to incident. Expect delays https://t.co/r19oH1u8F2— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) August 4, 2016