Dublin estate evacuated after suspected pipe bomb discovered

The army bomb disposal team was called in to the Knowth Court area of Ballymun.

Dublin estate evacuated after suspected pipe bomb discovered

A north Dublin housing estate was evacuated last night after a suspected pipe bomb was discovered.

The army bomb disposal team was called in to the Knowth Court area of Ballymun.

The area was sealed off for a time while the team investigated the incident.

A number of houses were evacuated and the incident eventually came to an end at around 3am.

Gardaí say the device was not viable.

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