Army defuse pipe bomb in Coolock
an Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Macroom Road area of Coolock yesterday afternoon.
The Defence Forces deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team after a suspect device was found outside a private residence.
A cordon and road closures were put in place for the purposes of public safety and a number of nearby houses were evacuated.
The team arrived on scene at 1.25pm and the device was made safe at the scene without the need for a controlled explosion.