The device was made safe earlier today.
The Army Bomb Disposal Team were deployed after a suspicious device was discovered in a rural area near Monasterevin earlier today.
A cordon was established and a number of houses were evacuated while members of the Defence Forces examined the scene.
The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at 1.20pm and conducted an examination of the suspect device. The scene was declared safe at 2.25pm
Material of an evidential nature will now be handed over to An Garda Síochána.