A suspect device that was thrown at a house linked to a Hutch family member has been removed to Cathal Brugha Barracks.
Houses evacuated as suspect device thrown at home linked to Hutch family member
At around 9.30pm last night, the device was thrown at an apartment complex off Dorset Street Upper.
A security cordon was put in place around the area and homes were evacuated as a precaution.
The apartment is believed to be linked to a member of the Hutch family who has no involvement in organised crime.
A garda spokesman said: "A security cordon was put in place following the discovery of a suspect device at an apartment complex off Dorset Street Upper.
"The alarm was raised at approximately 9.30pm. The Army EOD attended the scene. There are no reports of any injuries .
"EOD conducted examination and device removed to Cathal Brugha Barracks for further examination. Investigation ongoing."