Explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

An explosive device has been made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team this afternoon in Carrickmines in Dublin.

The team arrived at around midday when a suspect device was found near a private vehicle in the Drinaghmore area.

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

The device was made safe at around 1.20pm without the need for a controlled explosion.

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