Bomb Scare In Tipperary

Bomb Scare In Tipperary
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

3 Apr 2018

Local Gardaí and bomb units responded to a bomb scare at a housing estate in Tipperary on Monday evening.

The alarm was raised at 6.40pm on Monday at Beechgrove, Dundrum, County Tipperary when the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal were called to the scene.

A security cordon was put in place by Gardaí following the discovery of the suspect device. It’s understood that several houses in the area were evacuated as well as roads closed. 

Motorists travelling through the area were asked to take alternative routes during this time.

The area was made safe and the cordon was lifted at 11pm.

The device was then removed for further examination. Gardaí have confirmed that investigations are ongoing.