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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C
Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland The vehicle at the centre of a bomb scare in Swords today is removed from the scene.
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Controlled explosion carried out on suspicious object in Swords
Object was discovered beneath a car and brought to the Swords Garda Station in Dublin.

Updated at 18:30

THE ARMY BOMB DISPOSAL team was called out to Swords, Co Dublin, after a man drove up to the garda station and told gardaí that there was a suspicious object under his car.

Gardaí evacuated the area and closed off some of the roads into and out of Swords while the army team examined the object.

The Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion on the object, but said that no explosive material was discovered in it.

The roads have since reopened.