Wednesday 11th November 2015 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Render Safe Unstable Historical Munition.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe an unstable historical munition in Tipperary Town this afternoon.

The munition was discovered by staff at the Seán Treacy Memorial Swimming Pool following an audit of a small historical display located in the Swimming Pool's foyer.

The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team on request from An Garda Síochána, arriving on scene at 2.55 pm.

The scene was made safe at 3.20 pm and the munition has now been removed to a secure military location for further examination. EOD personnel departed the scene at 3.30 pm.

Other types of call outs would include conventional munition destruction such as old grenades discovered by members of the public, unstable chemicals and also suspect devices found to be hoaxes.

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Press Release Date: Wednesday 11th November 2015

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