Gardaí are investigating the discovery

Two viable explosive devices have been recovered in Co. Louth.

 

At around 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon the improvised explosive devices were found at house on Mary Street in Drogheda.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team was called to the scene at around 6pm, following a request from An Garda Siochana.

Neighbours were forced to leave their homes while the operation was taking place.

The Bomb disposal team identified two viable explosive devices were identified, which were made safe and removed for further investigation.

The scene was declared safe by 9pm.

Earlier this week, a viable explosive device was found in Meath, which was believed to be destined for use in a feud between 2 gangs in Drogheda.