House evacuated by bomb squad in Ardee

The Army Bomb Disposal team says an object found in Ardee last night was not a hoax or viable device.

The item was found in a laneway off Tierney Street shortly before 9 o’clock last night.

A number of homes nearby were evacuated and residents were allowed return home after bomb disposal experts examined the object at around 11.10pm.

The bomb squad also attended a security alert in the Rathmullen Park of Drogheda in the early hours of yesterday morning, which was subsequently declared a hoax.

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