#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8°C Friday 14 May 2021

Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate

The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.

Image: Irish Defence Forces via Flickr/CC

THE ARMY BOMB disposal unit have been called to remove bomb-making equipment from a housing estate in Donabate.

The Defence Forces deployed the Army Bomb Disposal Team in response to a request from An Garda Síochána after the suspicious device was found in a residential area of Donabate this morning.

Experts from the Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived on scene at 11.40am, where an assessment was made on the components.

They say that items “of an evidential nature” have been handed over to the Gardaí to assist them with their investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.

Read: David Cameron says Brexit means either a border with the North or passport checks in Belfast

Read next: