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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Bomb scare in Dublin suburb deemed a hoax

A cordon was placed around Edenmore Shopping Centre for a period this afternoon.

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Updated 7.11 pm

A SUSPICIOUS DEVICE found in Edenmore Shopping Centre this afternoon has been deemed a hoax.

Army bomb experts were called to the north Dublin suburb at about 3pm this afternoon and a cordon was placed around the device.

The shopping centre is made up of a large grocery store and there is also a row of shops with The Concorde pub next to the complex at Edenmore Avenue.

The Explosive Ordnance Team arrived at the scene and the device was destroyed.

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