Gardaí and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team responded to an incident in Drogheda involving the discovery of a suspect device.
The device was discovered in the Moneymore area of Drogheda last night.
Upon the arrival of gardaí and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, the nearby area was evacuated as a precaution at approximately 8:30pm.
The device was removed from the scene and will undergo an analysis.
Investigations into the incident are ongoing.