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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Explosion in Coolock 'shook the whole street'

An explosion – believed to be caused by a pipe bomb – damaged the front door of a house in a residential area of the north Dublin suburb last night.

Ferrycarrig Road in Coolock (File photo)
Ferrycarrig Road in Coolock (File photo)
Image: Google Street View

AN INVESTIGATION IS under way after an explosion outside a house in Coolock, north Dublin last night.

The explosion, which one witness said “shook the whole street”, happened at around 11 pm last night on Ferrycarrig Road in Coolock.

A number of people were in the house when the explosion – believed to be caused by a pipe bomb – went off and damaged the front door.

There were no injuries in the incident.

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