THE ARMY BOMB disposal team has made safe a quantity of unstable chemical at a secondary school in Charleville, Co Cork.
The chemical, Dinitrophenylhydrazine, is a chemical reagent routinely used in labs and was found at the premises during a routine audit of chemicals.
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called to the CBS secondary school following a request from the gardaí and arrived on the scene shortly after 3pm.
The team removed the chemical to waste ground where it was subjected to a controlled explosion. The scene was declared safe at 4.10pm.