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#Bomb Disposal

# bomb-disposal - Friday 28 December, 2018

Bomb disposal, prison security, peacekeeping - The work of the Irish Defence Forces in 2018

There are currently 650 members of the Defence Forces serving in 14 countries.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

A mine from World War II has been brought ashore in Kinsale

A bomb disposal team is on its way to the harbour.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 11 August, 2017

Properties evacuated after suspect device is found in Dundalk

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made the device safe.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 9 June, 2017

Defence Forces respond to 'suspect device' outside Cabinteely home

The operation is ongoing.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Army bomb squad neutralises WWI artillery shell in Co Donegal

The army bomb disposal unit was called to investigate the ancient naval artillery shell at 2.15pm this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 24 April, 2017

Hand grenade 'used during War of Independence' found during renovations Diy

Hand grenade 'used during War of Independence' found during renovations

The Mills 36 hand grenade was made safe and disposed of by the Defence Forces.

# bomb-disposal - 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 - Friday 10 March, 2017

A number of homes evacuated as bomb disposal team attend scene in Tullamore

The scene was declared safe at 5.20pm.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Defence Forces defuse two suspect devices in Cork city

A cordon was set up in the Mayfield area of Cork this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 2 December, 2016

Homes evacuated as Army disposal team makes 'suspect device' safe in north Dublin

The army’s Bomb Disposal Unit was called to the scene in Rush, Co Dublin, at 9.40am this morning.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Homes evacuated after viable bomb found on Kildare residential street

The Army bomb disposal team made the device safe at the scene.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 18 March, 2016

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown

The Army has now handed the bomb parts back to gardaí for their investigation.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 1 February, 2016

Houses evacuated after viable explosive is found in Galway

The incident happened late last night.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Bomb squad called out after pipe bomb left outside house

Houses were evacuated and road closures put in place.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Army bomb robot examines suspect ‘flower pot’ outside Dublin barracks

The suspect package was declared a hoax.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Hoax package with white powder sent to staff at psychiatric hospital

The building had to be sealed off for a number of hours while an army bomb disposal unit examined the substance in the package.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 13 February, 2015

Houses evacuated in Cork after homemade bomb is found

Gardaí are investigating.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Evacuation as homemade bomb found at Ballymun building site

The device was removed by army experts last night.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island

Thankfully, it was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Houses evacuated after homemade bomb found outside Kildare house

Army experts were called to the Brownstown last night.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Homemade bomb found on the road in Limerick estate

The device was made safe by army experts.

# bomb-disposal - 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 - Monday 4 August, 2014

Cork garda station evacuated as man brings in pipe bomb 'in a pram'

The man is believed to have found the device near his home.

# bomb-disposal - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Bomb scare in Dublin suburb deemed a hoax

A cordon was placed around Edenmore Shopping Centre for a period this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Explosive device found outside house in Louth

The area was cordoned off and nearby homes were evacuated while a bomb disposal team made the device safe this afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Army conducts 'painstaking' search for explosives at derelict building

A “volatile” War of Independence grenade has already been found at the Dublin location and it is believed there may be a number of dangerous devices there.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 12 May, 2014

Man arrested after viable device found at Dublin hotel

The device was made safe by a bomb disposal team yesterday afternoon.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Dummy grenade sparks bomb scare close to Heuston Station

The device contained no explosive content, and was similar to the kind used in military drills.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin IED

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin

The viable device was found in the Monksfield area overnight.

# bomb-disposal - Monday 17 February, 2014

The 'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres

The claim was made to Northern Irish media at the weekend according to UK police.

# bomb-disposal - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal

The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.

# bomb-disposal - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin

The device was found at a private residence in the Ballyogan area and was made safe by army experts.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

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

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

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Bomb squad deals with highly explosive chemical at Dublin school

The chemical is quite common in school labs but can become unstable over time.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Man arrested after release of bomb suspect CCTV footage

A pipe-bomb and a booby-trap bomb were planted outside the Derry City Council offices in September of last year.

# bomb-disposal - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like US Air Force This post contains images

Pics: This is what a day of military bomb squad training is like

A dangerous job like this needs a lot of extensive training and practice. The average US Air Force bomb tech can spend years doing this.

# bomb-disposal - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Houses evacuated after viable bomb found in Drimnagh

The device, discovered at a derelict house in the west Dublin suburb, has been made safe by army experts.

# bomb-disposal - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Man finds live War of Independence grenade while gardening in Limerick

The device was made safe with a controlled explosion.

# bomb-disposal - Friday 21 June, 2013

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght

The IED was made safe by an army bomb disposal team last night.

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