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Suspicious device found at Harold’s Cross declared a hoax

A section of Harold’s Cross Road was closed to traffic.

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Updated 9.45pm

GARDAÍ AND THE Defence Forces bomb disposal team were called to a site in Harold’s Cross this afternoon following the discovery of a suspicious device.

Harold’s Cross Road was closed in both directions between Kimmage Rd Lower and the canal, creating traffic delays for motorists in the area during rush hour.

The package was found near the hospice in the area but was soon declared a hoax.

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