Appeal for information after bomb found outside Garda's house

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit
The Army Bomb Disposal Unit

Crimestoppers have appealed to the public for information into a disturbing incident that occurred in Leitrim last year.

On April 17, 2014 an improvised explosive device was discovered at the front door of the home of a serving member of An Garda Siochana in the Drumlish area of Co Leitrim.

The discovery was made in broad daylight.

Speaking today, Detective Inspector James Delaney commented: "We are appealing to anyone with information on this very serious matter to come forward. This was a viable improvised explosive device and could have resulted in death or serious injury to the residents of the house it was left outside or members of the Drumlish community.” 

"We believe that there are persons out there that have information that would be beneficial to the case. Perhaps you were aware of suspicious activity in the run up to or on Thursday 17th April last year and thought nothing of it at the time? Even the smallest piece of information, which may seem insignificant, might help with the investigation.” 

"Crucially, calls to Crimestoppers are completely anonymous, so callers can give information on a crime without needing to provide their personal details. Anybody with information can call Crimestoppers on 1800 25 00 25.”