Northern Ireland

Rathangan Bomb: Irish army make safe a device found in County Kildare

A bomb has been made safe after being found in County Kildare on Thursday night.

Irish army bomb disposal experts were called by police (gardai) after the device was found outside a house in Rathangan.

The area had been cordoned off by the gardai and local residents were moved.

A controlled explosion was carried out on the bomb. It has been described as a viable improvised explosive device.