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# alert - Last year 2021

Storm Arwen: Winds pick up speed as weather warnings to come into effect
# Alert
# Alert

Storm Arwen: Winds pick up speed as weather warnings to come into effect

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 1:06 PM 39,067 Views 11 Comments

Wind warnings have been issued for nine counties, while the parts of England and Scotland have been upgraded to a rare red warning.

Concerns raised that invasive Pacific pink salmon could pose threat to native species
# Inland Fisheries
# Inland Fisheries

Concerns raised that invasive Pacific pink salmon could pose threat to native species

Jul 1st 2021, 3:46 PM 17,058 Views 16 Comments

It’s feared the “aggressive” fish could negatively impact native salmon and trout.

# alert - All time

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand

Dec 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 28,952 Views 57 Comments

The warning came as Eirgrid are set to close two peat-fueled power plants in the Midlands.

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis
# Drug Deliveries
# Drug Deliveries

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 30th 2020, 12:58 PM 43,924 Views 40 Comments

Earlier this month, gardaí recovered eight kilos of cocaine as well as two handguns hidden in pizza boxes.

Storm Lorenzo: Emergency group chair says we don't need to stock up on bread and bottled water
# Storm's A Comin'
# Storm's A Comin'

Storm Lorenzo: Emergency group chair says we don't need to stock up on bread and bottled water

Updated Oct 2nd 2019, 4:35 PM 273,087 Views 120 Comments

Lorenzo is expected to hit Ireland tomorrow evening.

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
# Air China
# Air China

Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm

Jul 26th 2018, 9:25 PM 13,878 Views 3 Comments

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,148 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Jan 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 8,494 Views 16 Comments

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'
# The Wrong Button
# The Wrong Button

Worker responsible for Hawaii's mistaken missile panic 'reassigned to other duties'

Jan 15th 2018, 10:04 PM 12,887 Views 17 Comments

A mass panic was caused on Saturday after a statewide alert was issued telling citizens to seek immediate cover.

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition
# Alzheimer's Alert
# Alzheimer's Alert

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition

Jan 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,450 Views 5 Comments

Alzheimer’s Alert aims to help track the movement of people with the disease.

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food
# Alert
# Alert

Germany on alert after blackmailer threatens to poison food

Sep 29th 2017, 6:23 PM 22,547 Views 32 Comments

To press the demand, the blackmailer poisoned five baby food products.

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'
# Warning
# Warning

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'

Sep 18th 2017, 7:13 AM 6,831 Views 24 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday’s explosion.

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for four counties
# Please Let The Sun Shine
# Please Let The Sun Shine

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for four counties

Jul 20th 2017, 9:08 AM 38,744 Views 21 Comments

Showers are expected to spread this afternoon, turning heavy with a risk of thunder.

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,221 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
# On Alert
# On Alert

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result

Jun 27th 2016, 5:17 PM 27,352 Views 133 Comments

Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.

Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect
# Anti-terror Operation
# Anti-terror Operation

Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect

Jun 21st 2016, 11:50 AM 18,256 Views 41 Comments

A man with psychiatric problems was arrested.

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks
# Alert
# Alert

No reports of Irish injured in Brussels attacks

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:50 PM 10,257 Views 22 Comments

Irish people travelling to Belgium have been told to exercise caution.

Suspicious object near Belfast primary school declared a hoax
# Alert
# Alert

Suspicious object near Belfast primary school declared a hoax

Mar 7th 2016, 10:31 AM 6,489 Views 32 Comments

The alert comes after a bomb attack on a prison officer at the weekend.

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
# Plane Crazy
# Plane Crazy

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

Jan 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 30,955 Views 42 Comments

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

Missing person alert for mother and her one-week-old baby
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Missing person alert for mother and her one-week-old baby

Jan 20th 2016, 10:45 PM 44,046 Views 28 Comments

The 23-year-old and her infant daughter have been missing since last Friday.

Weather warnings: Another rainfall alert - and motorists urged to beware of black ice
# Winter Won't Quit
# Winter Won't Quit

Weather warnings: Another rainfall alert - and motorists urged to beware of black ice

Jan 5th 2016, 5:43 PM 37,348 Views 31 Comments

Temperatures are set to dip over coming nights – which will lead to icy roads in some areas.

Armed hostage situation in northern French town
# Alert
# Alert

Armed hostage situation in northern French town

Nov 24th 2015, 7:35 PM 40,074 Views 20 Comments

The incident is ongoing in the town of Roubaix.

Thieves hit children's hospital THIRTEEN TIMES for toys, games and bed buzzers
# FOI
# FOI

Thieves hit children's hospital THIRTEEN TIMES for toys, games and bed buzzers

Oct 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 18,557 Views 31 Comments

The incidents happened between January of 2014 and June of this year.

Teenage girl escaped from man who accosted her on way to school
# Investigation
# Investigation

Teenage girl escaped from man who accosted her on way to school

Oct 2nd 2015, 1:25 PM 39,277 Views 31 Comments

The 15-year-old was listening to music on her headphones when approached.

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet
# Alert
# Alert

Thieves stole a potentially lethal chemical from a Dublin vet

Aug 4th 2015, 7:42 PM 16,579 Views 17 Comments

The euthatal was taken last week.

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?
# Scary
# Scary

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:49 PM 9,121 Views 15 Comments

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous
# Toy-tal Recall
# Toy-tal Recall

Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous

Mar 24th 2015, 2:03 PM 11,531 Views 1 Comment

Most of the products originated in China.

"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"

Mar 5th 2015, 4:10 PM 26,378 Views 22 Comments

With more smart devices trying to become mainstream, the only way we’ll learn how to protect them is when a major incident occurs.

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

Jan 21st 2015, 6:20 PM 7,483 Views 8 Comments

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

Luton airport terminal to reopen after controlled explosion on 'suspicious item'
# Alert
# Alert

Luton airport terminal to reopen after controlled explosion on 'suspicious item'

Sep 8th 2014, 4:34 PM 10,564 Views 34 Comments

Latest: Police have performed a controlled explosion.

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents
# Ashya King
# Ashya King

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Aug 30th 2014, 4:56 PM 19,993 Views 66 Comments

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

Aug 26th 2014, 2:15 PM 19,195 Views 16 Comments

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council
# Water Alert
# Water Alert

Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council

Jul 29th 2014, 10:55 PM 11,342 Views 45 Comments

Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms

Jun 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,864 Views 14 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alert
# Alert

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:20 PM 24,023 Views 215 Comments

In the Dáil, the Taoiseach said the anti-Semitic material sent to Shatter’s home was “a new low”. Several members of the gardaí and the Defence Forces were on the scene in Ballinteer, south Dublin earlier today.

Connected cars expected to arrive on European roads in 2015
# Real-time Info
# Real-time Info

Connected cars expected to arrive on European roads in 2015

Feb 13th 2014, 11:08 AM 14,660 Views 24 Comments

The EC has confirmed that guidelines for connected cars, which will alert drivers to traffic jams and accidents, have been adopted and issued.

250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices

Dec 24th 2013, 10:26 AM 4,151 Views 6 Comments

The latest alert happened yesterday, at a house in Tallaght.

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast

Nov 25th 2013, 7:25 AM 10,158 Views 56 Comments

Streets are closed as PSNI officers inspect a suspect car.

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast
# Cyclone Phailin
# Cyclone Phailin

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast

Oct 12th 2013, 2:58 PM 6,088 Views 8 Comments

With gusts of up to 240 kilometres per hour, the cyclone may be the most powerful to hit the area since 1999, when more than 8,000 people were killed.

Bomb disposal team deployed to area of south Dublin
# Alert
# Alert

Bomb disposal team deployed to area of south Dublin

Aug 26th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,772 Views 15 Comments

A Defence Forces spokesperson confirmed that there is concern over a possible chemical substance in the Churchtown area.

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