Offaly Councillor Shocked At Discovery of Suspected Pipe Bombs

The Army Bomb Disposal Team was called to the scene last night.

Five suspected pipe bombs have been made safe in Co Offaly. 

Gardaí called the Army Bomb Disposal Team to investigate suspect devices at a premises on the Dublin Road in Edenderry just after 9 o'clock last night. 

A number of nearby buildings were evacuated.  

The devices were made safe and removed for further examination, and the team left the scene just after 11 o'clock.

Captain Paddy Molloy has this advice for anyone who may come across a suspicious item:

Meanwhile, an Offaly councillor says the discovery of a number of suspected pipe bombs in Edenderry is very worrying.

Robert McDermott says it's a startling incident for the community:



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