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Fire attack at Department of Finance


On the night of Sunday 27th September 2009 at 21.49pm, there was a fire bomb attack on the Department of Finance on Upper Merrion Street, Dublin.

The assailant came from Fitzwilliam Lane, ran across Upper Merrion Street and threw a bottle at a window of the Department of Finance. The bottle exploded on the window sill.  Thankfully avoiding the extensive damage the assailant hoped for. He ran from the scene back down Fitzwilliam Lane, where he discarded his black top. He made his way towards Baggot Street.

Investigators believe he was in the area for a few hours before the incident and are appealing for any information in relation to this dangerous attack.

They are also appealing for a number of Taxis that were in the area at the time to contact them as they may have witnessed the event.

Gardaí at Pearse Street investigating - Telephone 01 666 9000