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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Bomb Disposal

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# Lucan
Man arrested after viable device found at Dublin hotel
The device was made safe by a bomb disposal team yesterday afternoon.
# false alarm
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.
Controlled explosion carried out on homemade bomb in Clondalkin
The viable device was found in the Monksfield area overnight.
# Scotland Yard
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
Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal
The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.
# Bomb
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
250 call-outs for the bomb squad this year, slight reduction in viable devices
The latest alert happened yesterday, at a house in Tallaght.
# Explosive
Bomb squad deals with highly explosive chemical at Dublin school
The chemical is quite common in school labs but can become unstable over time.
# Derry City
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.
# US Air Force
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.
# Dublin 12
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
Man finds live War of Independence grenade while gardening in Limerick
The device was made safe with a controlled explosion.
# Scare
Viable explosive device found under car in Tallaght
The IED was made safe by an army bomb disposal team last night.
# Bomb Squad
Viable homemade explosive found on grounds of Dublin school
The school in Crumlin was evacuated as an Army bomb disposal investigated the Improvised Explosive Device.
# explosives
The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland
An officer from one of the Defence Force’s Army Bomb Disposal Squads told how they deal with call outs and rendering devices safe.
Viable improvised explosive device made safe in Co Clare
The device was found in a private residence and was made safe just before midnight.
# Bomb Squad
Viable explosive device found in Finglas
The Improvised Explosive Device was found in a residential area in Finglas during the night.
# Dublin
Bomb disposal team make four viable IEDs safe
The gardaí called the team to the scene in Harolds Cross this evening. Some residents had to be evacuated for their own safety.
# Cork
Bomb disposal team make chemical safe in secondary school
The army bomb disposal team were called in to deal with an unstable chemical at Christ the King Secondary School in Douglas, Cork today.
# Bomb Squad
Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick
The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were discovered on a rural road outside Limerick City late last night.
# Germany
Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts
Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.
# Security Alert
Army bomb disposal team called out to fourth alert today
Suspicious device discovered in Sallynoggin, Dublin.
Army make safe device found in Dublin college grounds
The viable IED was discovered in the on the grounds of Colaiste Dhulaigh, Kilbarrack, this afternoon.
# Bomb Disposal
Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Cork city
The squad spent over two hours examining the device in the Farranree area and carrying out a controlled explosion.
# device
Improvised explosive device made safe in Cork
Mayfield residents evacuated after device discovered close to vehicle overnight.
# device
Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin
The device was pushed through the letterbox of a private residence in Clonsilla.
# Tallaght
Device found at Tallaght home
Gardaí received a call past midnight last night saying that the device was located outside a home in the Dunamore Park area.
# IEDs
Two devices made safe overnight in Dublin
It was the third call out for Army Bomb Disposal Teams in Dublin in less than 24 hours and the fifth this week.
# Picric Acid
Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road
Picric Acid that could have been sensitive to shock or friction was made safe with a controlled explosion.
# device
Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore
A suspicious device was discovered this afternoon at an industrial unit in Co Offaly.
# Bomb Squad
Army bomb disposal unit deal with viable grenade in Drumcondra
A viable grenade and components were discovered in the outhouse of an apartment block in Drumcondra this afternoon.
# Bomb Disposal
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
Bomb squad deal with unstable chemical at laboratory
A controlled explosion was carried out near the facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.
# Evacuated
Dublin City Council evacuated over suspicious device
# Chemical alert
Bomb squad called in as chemical found at Dublin school
Streets were closed around the Catholic University School on Leeson Street as a controlled explosion was carried out.
# Bomb
'Potentially deadly' bomb defused near university in Belfast
Bars and restaurants were evacuated last night after the viable device was discovered.
# explosives
Explosives made safe in Cork
An Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a small quantity of explosives and detonators found in Bandon earlier today.
# Unstable Chemicals
School evacuated as bomb squad deal with unstable chemical
The Defence Forces team was called out to the Killmallock school after unstable chemicals were discovered on the premises.
# Bomb Scare
Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin
The viable devices were made safe at an area of waste ground in Finglas.