Army Bomb Disposal Team Renders Old Artilery Shells Safe.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team deployed to Rossbeigh Beach, County Kerry this afternoon to deal with a number of old artillery shells found there, following a request by Gardai. The Beach is located near Glenbeigh approximately 25 km west of Killarney.

The Team arrived on scene at 12.30pm and carried out a controlled explosion which destroyed a number of shells in place. The projectiles appeared to date from the early part of the last century.

The scene was declared safe at 2pm and the Team has now returned to base.

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Press Release Date:  14 January, 2012

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