Ordnance Found During Dredging Operations near Irish Harbor
Courtmacsherry, Ireland Two World War I bombs were discovered during construction activities near the pier in the fishing village of Courtmacsherry. The munitions were spotted by a dredging machine operator working in the area of Courtmacsherry Harbour.
The ordnance, two shells approximately 2.5 by 1.5 ft, were initially believed to by WWII-era, but the 1 Brigade EOD Team responding determined that they were much older.
EOD transported the ordnance from the area and conducted a controlled detonation of the items.