Shell made safe in Wexford

The Army Bomb Disposal team made safe a six inch coastal artillery shell at Kilmore Quay in Wexford this evening.

Shell made safe in Wexford

The Army Bomb Disposal team made safe a six inch coastal artillery shell at Kilmore Quay in Wexford this evening.

A spokesperson says it looks like it is from a 19th-century rifle cannon and was most likely shot without viable explosive content.

The shell was found in the net of a local fisherman who raised the alarm.

It was declared safe at 9.20pm and will be returned to a secure military location for further examination and disposal.

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