Tallaght device made safe

Sun, Jan 20, 2013, 00:00

An army bomb disposal team made safe an explosive device found in Tallaght in Dublin this afternoon.

Gardaí called the team out when the device was found in a house shortly before 3pm. The occupants and residents of adjoining houses were evacuated.

A controlled explosion was carried out and the area was declared safe at 3.50pm. 

The device has been handed over to the gardaí to investigate.