Army Disposal Team make safe live 1920s grenade in Dublin

Army Disposal Team make safe live 1920s grenade in Dublin

An Army Bomb Disposal Team have rendered safe a live grenade dating back to the War of Independence in Dublin this afternoon.

The Defence Forces deployed the team after the device was found by a private resident conducting excavation work in Grace Park, Drumcondra.

It has been confirmed as a grenade dating back to the 1920's.

Traffic restrictions were put in place around the area and a number of nearby houses evacuated.

The device was rendered safe in situ without the need for a controlled explosion.

It has now been taken to a safe military location for disposal.

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