Improvised Explosive Device is made safe in north Dublin

A cordon was set up in the Cabra area of the city

Improvised Explosive Device is made safe in north Dublin

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An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a suspect Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Cabra area of north Dublin.

The Defence Forces deployed the team on request from An Garda Síochána.

A cordon was set up in the surrounding area to ensure public safety.

The Bomb Disposal Team arrived on scene at 11.30am and carried out an assessment.

They proceeded to make safe the suspect device and the all-clear was given at 11.55am.

The device was removed to a secure military installation for further examination.

Material is also being handed over to the gardaí to assist with their investigations.