Saturday 26 May 2018

'Suspicious device' found in south Dublin deemed non viable by Army Bomb Disposal team

Gardai and Army bomb disposal unit make safe a suspect device in a garden of a house in Kimmage, Dublin. Picture:Arthur Carron
Gardai and Army bomb disposal unit make safe a suspect device in a garden of a house in Kimmage, Dublin. Picture:Arthur Carron

Sean Nolan

The suspicious device found in south Dublin today has been deemed 'non-viable' by the Army Bomb.

Houses were evacuated in the Kimmage area of south Dublin after a member of the public discovered a suspicious device at approximately 3.30pm.

The scene was been cordoned off by gardai and houses in the immediate area were evacuated.

The Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team arrived and removed the device.

An inspection later deemed the device non viable.

Online Editors

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News