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Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this morning

The suspicious device was found in Drimnagh.

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THE DEFENCE FORCES has made safe a viable device found in Dublin this morning.

Following a request from An Garda Síochána, the Army Bomb Disposal Team was this morning tasked to investigate a suspicious item found in Drimnagh, Dublin 12. 

The team arrived at the scene at around 10am.

On arrival, a cordon was established and maintained for the duration of the operation. 

A viable device was identified, made safe and removed for further examination. 

The team left the scene just after 11.30am. 

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Members of the public who encounter suspicious items or hazardous substances are advised to maintain a safe distance and inform An Garda Síochána. 

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