Latest: Suspect device in Dublin pub was a hoax

Update 6pm: A suspect package found at a pub in Dublin this afternoon was a hoax.

Gardaí sealed off Drimnagh Road after being called to the scene near Walkinstown earlier.

Diversions have now been lifted, and Dublin Bus routes are back running as normal.

Earlier: Diversions in place as gardaí investigate suspect device in Dublin

Diversions are still in place near Walkinstown in Dublin after a suspect device was found at a pub.

It's understood to be a pipe bomb, and was discovered in a building on Drimnagh Road this afternoon.

Dublin Bus is diverting local services, and drivers are being told to take a different route.

Earlier: Gardaí investigate after suspect device found in Dublin pub

A suspect device has been found at a pub in Walkinstown.

Gardaí are at the scene and Drimnagh Road is closed in both directions.

It is believed a pipe bomb was found this afternoon.

Inbound traffic is being advised to divert to Walkinstown Road, while outbound drivers are being told to divert to Errigal Road.

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