Homes evacuated after pipebomb find
About 30 houses were evacuated when a pipebomb was discovered outside a house.
An army bomb disposal team was called to an address at Sycamore Drive in Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, by gardai.
A Defence Forces spokesman said the team arrived on scene at 3.20pm on Sunday and made the viable improvised explosive device safe.
It was then removed to a military installation for further examination, and subsequently handed over to the Gardai for their investigations.
The scene was declared safe at 4.15pm.