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#Bomb Disposal

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Man arrested after viable device found at Dublin hotel
# Lucan
# Lucan

Man arrested after viable device found at Dublin hotel

May 12th 2014, 7:19 AM 15,015 Views 26 Comments

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

Dummy grenade sparks bomb scare close to Heuston Station
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Dummy grenade sparks bomb scare close to Heuston Station

May 8th 2014, 3:24 PM 12,118 Views 3 Comments

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

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin
# IED
# IED

Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin

Mar 27th 2014, 9:38 AM 7,389 Views 4 Comments

The viable device was found in the Monksfield area overnight.

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

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

Feb 17th 2014, 12:46 PM 15,023 Views 96 Comments

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

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal

Feb 6th 2014, 1:35 PM 12,209 Views 9 Comments

The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin
# Bomb
# Bomb

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin

Jan 5th 2014, 8:40 AM 27,290 Views 24 Comments

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

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.

Bomb squad deals with highly explosive chemical at Dublin school
# Explosive
# Explosive

Bomb squad deals with highly explosive chemical at Dublin school

Dec 7th 2013, 2:41 PM 27,213 Views 24 Comments

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

Man arrested after release of bomb suspect CCTV footage
# Derry City
# Derry City

Man arrested after release of bomb suspect CCTV footage

Oct 8th 2013, 11:40 AM 4,901 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 12,490 Views 48 Comments

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.

Houses evacuated after viable bomb found in Drimnagh
# Dublin 12
# Dublin 12

Houses evacuated after viable bomb found in Drimnagh

Aug 28th 2013, 4:09 PM 8,085 Views 55 Comments

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

Man finds live War of Independence grenade while gardening in Limerick
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Man finds live War of Independence grenade while gardening in Limerick

Aug 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,324 Views 25 Comments

The device was made safe with a controlled explosion.

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght
# Scare
# Scare

Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght

Jun 21st 2013, 10:07 AM 5,530 Views 21 Comments

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

Viable homemade explosive found on grounds of Dublin school
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable homemade explosive found on grounds of Dublin school

Feb 4th 2013, 3:17 PM 11,161 Views 20 Comments

The school in Crumlin was evacuated as an Army bomb disposal investigated the Improvised Explosive Device.

The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland
# Explosives
# Explosives

The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland

Feb 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 13,066 Views 14 Comments

An officer from one of the Defence Force’s Army Bomb Disposal Squads told TheJournal.ie how they deal with call outs and rendering devices safe.

Viable improvised explosive device made safe in Co Clare
# IED
# IED

Viable improvised explosive device made safe in Co Clare

Jan 9th 2013, 9:03 AM 5,589 Views 22 Comments

The device was found in a private residence and was made safe just before midnight.

Viable explosive device found in Finglas
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable explosive device found in Finglas

Dec 6th 2012, 9:22 AM 3,993 Views 5 Comments

The Improvised Explosive Device was found in a residential area in Finglas during the night.

Bomb disposal team make four viable IEDs safe
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bomb disposal team make four viable IEDs safe

Nov 16th 2012, 8:29 PM 8,430 Views 24 Comments

The gardaí called the team to the scene in Harolds Cross this evening. Some residents had to be evacuated for their own safety.

Bomb disposal team make chemical safe in secondary school
# Cork
# Cork

Bomb disposal team make chemical safe in secondary school

Nov 16th 2012, 6:35 PM 10,871 Views 12 Comments

The army bomb disposal team were called in to deal with an unstable chemical at Christ the King Secondary School in Douglas, Cork today.

Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick

Oct 6th 2012, 1:04 PM 4,512 Views 8 Comments

The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were discovered on a rural road outside Limerick City late last night.

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts
# Germany
# Germany

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Aug 29th 2012, 5:55 PM 7,696 Views 42 Comments

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today
# Security Alert
# Security Alert

Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today

Aug 21st 2012, 5:21 PM 5,812 Views 13 Comments

Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.

Army make safe device found in Dublin college grounds
# IED
# IED

Army make safe device found in Dublin college grounds

Aug 16th 2012, 3:06 PM 7,963 Views 22 Comments

The viable IED was discovered in the on the grounds of Colaiste Dhulaigh, Kilbarrack, this afternoon.

Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Cork city
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Cork city

Jul 26th 2012, 5:06 PM 5,584 Views 17 Comments

The squad spent over two hours examining the device in the Farranree area and carrying out a controlled explosion.

Improvised explosive device made safe in Cork
# Device
# Device

Improvised explosive device made safe in Cork

Jul 5th 2012, 8:59 AM 3,188 Views 15 Comments

Mayfield residents evacuated after device discovered close to vehicle overnight.

Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin
# Device
# Device

Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin

Jun 14th 2012, 5:42 PM 4,066 Views 9 Comments

The device was pushed through the letterbox of a private residence in Clonsilla.

Device found at Tallaght home
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Device found at Tallaght home

Mar 15th 2012, 8:48 AM 2,322 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí received a call past midnight last night saying that the device was located outside a home in the Dunamore Park area.

Two devices made safe overnight in Dublin
# IEDs
# IEDs

Two devices made safe overnight in Dublin

Mar 14th 2012, 9:19 AM 2,965 Views 11 Comments

It was the third call out for Army Bomb Disposal Teams in Dublin in less than 24 hours and the fifth this week.

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road
# Picric Acid
# Picric Acid

Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road

Mar 13th 2012, 8:10 PM 4,707 Views 6 Comments

Picric Acid that could have been sensitive to shock or friction was made safe with a controlled explosion.

Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore
# Device
# Device

Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore

Feb 4th 2012, 3:43 PM 3,058 Views 8 Comments

A suspicious device was discovered this afternoon at an industrial unit in Co Offaly.

Army bomb disposal unit deal with viable grenade in Drumcondra
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army bomb disposal unit deal with viable grenade in Drumcondra

Jan 27th 2012, 6:57 PM 5,395 Views 16 Comments

A viable grenade and components were discovered in the outhouse of an apartment block in Drumcondra this afternoon.

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 2,058 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 squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory
# Bomb Disposal
# Bomb Disposal

Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory

Oct 19th 2011, 9:44 PM 697 Views 6 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out near the facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

Dublin City Council evacuated over suspicious device
# Evacuated
# Evacuated

Dublin City Council evacuated over suspicious device

Oct 13th 2011, 2:45 PM 333 Views 9 Comments

Bomb squad called in as chemical found at Dublin school
# Chemical Alert
# Chemical Alert

Bomb squad called in as chemical found at Dublin school

Oct 1st 2011, 7:07 PM 2,732 Views 13 Comments

Streets were closed around the Catholic University School on Leeson Street as a controlled explosion was carried out.

'Potentially deadly' bomb defused near university in Belfast
# Bomb
# Bomb

'Potentially deadly' bomb defused near university in Belfast

Oct 1st 2011, 2:15 PM 541 Views 3 Comments

Bars and restaurants were evacuated last night after the viable device was discovered.

Explosives made safe in Cork
# Explosives
# Explosives

Explosives made safe in Cork

Sep 19th 2011, 5:53 PM 681 Views 1 Comment

An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a small quantity of explosives and detonators found in Bandon earlier today.

School evacuated as bomb squad deal with unstable chemical
# Unstable Chemicals
# Unstable Chemicals

School evacuated as bomb squad deal with unstable chemical

Sep 7th 2011, 6:51 PM 990 Views 5 Comments

The Defence Forces team was called out to the Killmallock school after unstable chemicals were discovered on the premises.

Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:03 AM 475 Views 5 Comments

The viable devices were made safe at an area of waste ground in Finglas.