Gardai called to county Wicklow school after chilling online shooting threat
Gardai were dispatched to a county Wicklow school after a threat was made online that it would be targeted in a shooting.
An operation was launched after gardai became aware of the threat to the school in Arklow.
Gardai arrived at the school yesterday and carried out patrols of the area, but nothing sinister was detected.
However, officers have launched an investigation into the source of the threat.
The Irish Times has reported that a threat was made to target the school today.
Gardai are expected to return to the school this morning as they continue to investigate the threat.