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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

The suspicious device was found in Drimnagh.

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

Drimnagh Road bomb alert declared a hoax

Gardaí and the Defence Forces responded to the scene.

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

Limerick houses evacuated after two viable explosives found

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

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

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

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

An army bomb disposal team safely detonated the explosives.

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

Viable bomb found in Offaly house made safe

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

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

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

'Historic yet viable' grenade rendered safe in Wexford

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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