Monday 22 December 2014 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Rendered Safe a Viable IED.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Coolock, Co. Dublin last night.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team after a suspect device was found in a residential area.

A cordon and road closures were put in place for public safety and a number of nearby houses were evacuated.

The team arrived on scene at 00.35 am. The device was made safe at the scene by means of a controlled explosion.

Items of an evidential nature were handed over to the Gardaí­ to assist them with their investigation.

The scene was declared safe at 3.25 am.


Press Release Date: Monday 22 December 2014

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Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

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