Northern Ireland

Dublin: Man charged in connection with Lucan bomb find

Special Criminal Court, Dublin
Image caption Samuel Devlin appeared at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin on Tuesday

A 55-year-old man, originally from Belfast, has appeared at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin charged in connection with a weekend bomb find in County Dublin.

It was discovered in the car park of the Finnstown Country House Hotel in Lucan on Saturday evening.

Samuel Devlin, whose address was given as the hotel, is charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, and unlawful possession of explosives.

He was remanded in custody.

The bomb, made up of fertiliser in a metal keg, was discovered in a Northern Ireland-registered car at about 21:00 BST.