An explosive device was rendered safe in Raheny earlier this evening.
The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in response to a request from gardaí after a suspect device was found in a private residence on the Howth Road, Raheny.
The team arrived on the scene at 2.25pm and a cordon and traffic restrictions were put in place for public safety.
The suspect device was rendered safe in situ without the need for a controlled explosion and was then moved to a secure military location for further technical examination and testing.
The scene was declared safe at 4.10pm.
After further testing, it was confirmed that the device contained explosive materials.
Its component parts will be handed over to the gardaí.