Explosive device made safe in Dublin

An Improvised Explosive Device has been discovered in Dublin.

Explosive device made safe in Dublin

An Improvised Explosive Device has been discovered in Dublin.

The Army Bomb Disposal unit was called to the Macroom Road area of Coolock this afternoon where they found a viable device outside a home.

A number of houses in the area were evacuated as a precaution at around 1.30pm.

The IED has since been made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion.

It has now been handed over to Gardaí for an investigation.

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