Suspect Device Made Safe In Co Wexford

A suspect device was discovered outside the home of Fiona Doyle, garda have confirmed.

The device was found at around lunchtime outside a house in Ballycanew, Co Wexford.

Garda called an army bomb disposal team, who made the device safe before removing it for further investigation.

Ms Doyle received national attention when she relinquished her anonymity to bring a sexual abuse case against her father.

Ms Doyle told the Irish Independent that she believes the incident may be related to her husband's work. He is a bouncer in Wicklow.

The scene was declared safe at about 14:00 on Tuesday.

Garda are investigating the incident.


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