Four viable improvised explosive devices have been made safe by an Army Bomb Disposal Team in Dundalk, Co Louth.

The devices were located in a derelict house in a residential area in Haggardstown.

The area had been cordoned off by gardaí and local residents were evacuated for a time.

The Army team attended the scene following a request from the gardaí and declared the devices safe at 6.15pm.

The devices are to be removed for further examination by the Army before being handed over to the gardaí.