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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Bomb Scare

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# bomb warning
Derry streets evacuated after bomb warning
A telephone warning has led to the closure of two busy city streets.
# cold feet
Groom who called in bomb threat before his wedding jailed for one year
He’d forgotten to fill out all the paperwork, and tried to delay the event.
# San Francisco
San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare
A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.
# Bomb Scare
Man arrested as suspicious devices found in Limerick
Both devices were declared non-viable after an investigation overnight.
# Bomb Scare
Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat
The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.
# Oslo
Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object
A bomb squad attended the scene after the suspicious package was found under a vehicle. However it’s thought that the object is not dangerous.
# 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.
# Bomb Scare
Plane forced to land over soft drink 'bomb' scare
A can with the word ‘bomb’ written on it was found on board the plane after it had taken off from Melbourne for Mauritius.
# Ballsbridge
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”.
# Hoax
Jealous wife 'told airport her husband had a bomb'
Johnna Woolfolk had her husband stopped as she believed he was on his way to meet another woman, the FBI said.
# Bomb Scare
Three IEDs discovered in north Dublin
The viable devices were made safe at an area of waste ground in Finglas.
# Security Alert
Security alert in Antrim following hoax bomb warning
The PSNI had received a phone call this morning, warning that a bomb was in the area. It has since been declared a hoax
# Bomb Scare
Bank bomb in Newry defused by army squad
Two masked men entered a branch of Santander bank, dropped the device and issued threats before escaping.
# Bomb Hoax
Suspicious device discovered in north Dublin declared a hoax
# Hoax
British police say suspicious package linked to dissident republicans is a hoax
The package had been linked to dissident republicans in Northern Ireland but police have dismissed the link and said the package was a hoax.
# Bomb Scare
Sixty-year-old 'loner' questioned over IED found on bus in Maynooth
The man is not believed to have any connections to dissident republicanism. A viable device was discovered on board a bus on Monday prior to the Queens visit.
# Bomb Scare
Controlled explosion carried out on “elaborate hoax” device in Fairview
The suspicious device was found earlier this afternoon on Dublin’s northside, just as Queen Elizabeth II was set to touch down in Ireland for visit.
# Royal Visit
Bombs scares and controlled explosion herald the Queen's historic visit to Ireland
It’s all systems go for Queen Elizabeth II’s first ever trip to the Republic. Enda Kenny says he hopes protesters don’t embarass the country as the eyes of the world’s media turn on Ireland.
# Bomb Scare
Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit
A viable IED was discovered on a bus in Maynooth last night, while a security alert at the Luas stop in Blackhorse this morning has been declared a hoax.