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29th Nov 2017

Gardaí Held A Very Convincing Attack Simulation At A Cork Nightclub This Morning

James Fenton

Gardaí in Cork city staged a major critical incident response training exercise this morning.

The simulation took place at Rearden’s on Washington Street after a request from  businesses in the area involved in nightlife. It was designed to test response times of Gardaí, armed response units and ambulance crew.

Journalist Róisín Burke documented the events on Twitter…

The aim was to simulate a multiple knife attack and hostage situation inside a packed nightclub.

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