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#BOMB Disposal Team

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this morning
# Drimnagh
# Drimnagh

Viable device made safe and removed by army bomb squad in Dublin this morning

Sep 10th 2020, 6:11 PM 26,976 Views 10 Comments

The suspicious device was found in Drimnagh.

# bomb-disposal-team - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Drimnagh Road bomb alert declared a hoax
# Dublin
# Dublin

Drimnagh Road bomb alert declared a hoax

Feb 21st 2018, 5:26 PM 28,185 Views 29 Comments

Gardaí and the Defence Forces responded to the scene.

# bomb-disposal-team - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Limerick houses evacuated after two viable explosives found
# IED
# IED

Limerick houses evacuated after two viable explosives found

Nov 26th 2017, 7:42 AM 10,355 Views 12 Comments

The devices were removed to a military location for further examination.

# bomb-disposal-team - Friday 11 August, 2017

Properties evacuated after suspect device is found in Dundalk
# Improvised Explosive
# Improvised Explosive

Properties evacuated after suspect device is found in Dundalk

Aug 11th 2017, 10:04 AM 12,212 Views 24 Comments

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made the device safe.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Houses evacuated in Kildare as army make two viable devices safe
# BOMB Disposal Team
# BOMB Disposal Team

Houses evacuated in Kildare as army make two viable devices safe

Mar 14th 2017, 8:52 PM 19,002 Views 10 Comments

Evidence from the scene has been handed over to gardaí.

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 5 November, 2015

A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach

Nov 5th 2015, 8:33 AM 13,273 Views 8 Comments

An army bomb disposal team was called in to make the device safe.

# bomb-disposal-team - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Galway farmer unearths 50-year-old explosives while digging drainage
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Galway farmer unearths 50-year-old explosives while digging drainage

May 6th 2015, 6:07 PM 14,175 Views 11 Comments

An army bomb disposal team safely detonated the explosives.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Viable bomb found in Offaly house made safe
# Explosive
# Explosive

Viable bomb found in Offaly house made safe

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:37 AM 9,209 Views 6 Comments

The explosive device was found in a private residence in the rural Fivealley area, near Birr​.

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo
# Suspect Devices
# Suspect Devices

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 9,999 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 9 October, 2014

'Historic yet viable' grenade rendered safe in Wexford
# BOMB Disposal Team
# BOMB Disposal Team

'Historic yet viable' grenade rendered safe in Wexford

Oct 9th 2014, 9:50 PM 10,487 Views 9 Comments

The device was from the early 20th century.

# bomb-disposal-team - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house

Sep 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 9,614 Views 7 Comments

A bomb disposal team dismantled the device and confirmed it was viable.

# bomb-disposal-team - Friday 15 August, 2014

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station
# Trim
# Trim

Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station

Aug 15th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,888 Views 19 Comments

The device was made safe by the Defence Forces late last night.

# bomb-disposal-team - Friday 31 January, 2014

"Very dangerous" early-20th century grenade found in Co Cork
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

"Very dangerous" early-20th century grenade found in Co Cork

Jan 31st 2014, 10:49 PM 13,436 Views 19 Comments

The item was made safe by the army bomb disposal squad.

# bomb-disposal-team - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Two viable homemade explosives found in Limerick
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two viable homemade explosives found in Limerick

Sep 18th 2013, 8:16 PM 6,842 Views 12 Comments

The devices were found on a green field site beside a river this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

Dec 13th 2012, 4:11 PM 4,923 Views 12 Comments

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo

Jul 24th 2012, 9:38 AM 2,926 Views 15 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out on one of the devices at the scene, while the other was brought to a secure military location to be examined.

# bomb-disposal-team - Friday 22 June, 2012

Bomb squad make safe explosive devices in Limerick
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Bomb squad make safe explosive devices in Limerick

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:10 PM 2,828 Views 1 Comment

The viable devices were found in an overgrown area near a residential estate in Limerick city.

# bomb-disposal-team - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Tipperary
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Tipperary

Apr 28th 2012, 9:41 AM 3,114 Views 17 Comments

A number of residents in the Grange area of Roscrea were evacuated from their homes during the night as a bomb disposal team dealt with the device.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Athlone
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable explosive device made safe in Athlone

Apr 24th 2012, 1:26 PM 1,860 Views 2 Comments

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the device which was found at a home in the Monksland area of Athlone this morning.

# bomb-disposal-team - Monday 12 March, 2012

Man arrested after explosive device found in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested after explosive device found in Cork

Mar 12th 2012, 9:19 AM 5,540 Views 18 Comments

A member of the Army Bomb Disposal Team was slightly injured while attempting to render the object safe outside a private residence in the city last night.

# bomb-disposal-team - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Suspicious object at Israeli embassy 'false alarm' - bomb squad
# Ballsbridge
# Ballsbridge

Suspicious object at Israeli embassy 'false alarm' - bomb squad

Mar 7th 2012, 12:26 PM 1,456 Views 8 Comments

The army bomb disposal squad was called to the scene this morning but have said that the suspicious object was “harmless”.

# bomb-disposal-team - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm

Feb 9th 2012, 3:23 PM 3,191 Views 23 Comments

The grenade was found during excavation work at the farm in Emo.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2012, 5:30 PM 4,677 Views 8 Comments

The viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in a home in Finglas in north Dublin this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal-team - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

Dec 31st 2011, 7:26 PM 3,817 Views 5 Comments

On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.

2011 sees highest number of bomb disposal call-outs in 32 years
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

2011 sees highest number of bomb disposal call-outs in 32 years

Dec 31st 2011, 3:57 PM 2,049 Views 5 Comments

The Defence Forces received its 236th call out for its bomb disposal team today – the highest seen since 1979. A viable device was made safe outside a home in Clondalkin this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal-team - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Defence Forces make device safe in Donnybrook
# Device
# Device

Defence Forces make device safe in Donnybrook

Oct 11th 2011, 11:52 AM 1,043 Views 5 Comments

The Army Bomb Disposal Team says the viable IED was made safe early this morning.

# bomb-disposal-team - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Bomb squad deals with viable device in Tallaght
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Bomb squad deals with viable device in Tallaght

Aug 24th 2011, 2:09 PM 705 Views 3 Comments

The Army Bomb Disposal Team says it was called to Donomore Park overnight to deal with a viable device.