A suspect device was found near Ballybrit Industrial Estate last night
The army bomb squad has made safe a viable explosive device in a residential area in Ballybrit in Galway.
The suspect device was found by a resident near Ballybrit Industrial Estate at around 11.00pm last night.
A number of homes were evacuated and the device was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion.
The scene was declared safe at around 2.30am.