The Army Bomb Disposal Team

The Army Bomb Disposal Team carried out a controlled explosion on an improvised explosive device  found in a cemetery in north Dublin earlier this week.
The Defence Forces confirmed that the Army Bomb Disposal Team were called to a cemetery on the Malahide-Baldoyle Road after gardai alerted them to the discovery of a suspect device on the afternoon of Monday, September 10.
The team arrived on the scene at 2.20pm and traffic restrictions were put in place for public safety.
The device was then taken to an open green area nearby where a controlled explosion took place. The scene was declared safe at 3.50pm.
According to authorities, there were no graves or gravestones damaged in the course of the operation.