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#Bomb Squad

# bomb-squad - Monday 2 August, 2021

'There was probably a little more niggle... it was personal for us'
# Bomb Squad
From The42
# Bomb Squad

'There was probably a little more niggle... it was personal for us'

Aug 2nd 2021, 2:06 PM 9,574 Views 6 Comments

Lood de Jager was superb as part of South Africa’s excellent bench.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

The Lions and Boks' changes indicate another brutal, heavyweight Test
# Bomb Squad
From The42
# Bomb Squad

The Lions and Boks' changes indicate another brutal, heavyweight Test

Jul 28th 2021, 7:00 PM 6,851 Views 3 Comments

The South Africans have reverted to a 6/2 bench as the Lions reshuffle their XV.

# bomb-squad - Monday 26 July, 2021

Vunipola's impact a boost for Lions as Jones remains doubtful for second Test
# Bomb Squad
From The42
# Bomb Squad

Vunipola's impact a boost for Lions as Jones remains doubtful for second Test

Jul 26th 2021, 4:21 PM 7,380 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old was bemused by Rassie Erasmus’ accusations of dangerous play.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Nienaber explains why Springboks have ditched famed 6/2 bench split for first Lions Test
# Bomb Squad
From The42
# Bomb Squad

Nienaber explains why Springboks have ditched famed 6/2 bench split for first Lions Test

Jul 20th 2021, 4:33 PM 8,972 Views 5 Comments

South Africa named their team for Saturday’s opening Test earlier today.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Finishers versus the Bomb Squad: The World Cup final game within a game
# Subs
From The42
# Subs

Finishers versus the Bomb Squad: The World Cup final game within a game

Oct 31st 2019, 6:01 AM 7,150 Views 5 Comments

Both Eddie Jones and Rassie Erasmus have stressed the importance of their benches.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Bomb squad called to Lurgan graveyard after police searching for drugs find 'suspicious object'
# PSNI
# PSNI

Bomb squad called to Lurgan graveyard after police searching for drugs find 'suspicious object'

Jun 18th 2019, 7:39 AM 6,206 Views 2 Comments

The object was then taken away for further forensic examination.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Defence Forces' bomb disposal team makes device safe at Clare recycling plant
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Defence Forces' bomb disposal team makes device safe at Clare recycling plant

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:07 PM 15,506 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí did not say whether any offences had been committed.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Army bomb squad called to An Post sorting office after discovery of 'suspicious package'
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Army bomb squad called to An Post sorting office after discovery of 'suspicious package'

Oct 16th 2018, 8:26 AM 15,758 Views 15 Comments

The device was later declared a hoax and handed over to gardaí for further investigation.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 5 April, 2018

A building site was evacuated after an artillery shell was found in Dublin's Liberties today
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

A building site was evacuated after an artillery shell was found in Dublin's Liberties today

Apr 5th 2018, 3:47 PM 14,382 Views 3 Comments

It’s the second time in a week that the bomb squad has been called to an incident in Dublin.

# bomb-squad - Friday 3 November, 2017

Two viable explosives found in Drogheda housing estate
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two viable explosives found in Drogheda housing estate

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:48 AM 8,704 Views 4 Comments

The devices were made safe at the scene.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Houses evacuated as bomb squad makes explosive device safe in Limerick
# Rathkeale
# Rathkeale

Houses evacuated as bomb squad makes explosive device safe in Limerick

Oct 18th 2017, 5:31 PM 11,115 Views 12 Comments

The alarm was raised just before midday.

# bomb-squad - Monday 28 August, 2017

Hand grenade from nearly 100 years ago destroyed in controlled explosion near American embassy
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Hand grenade from nearly 100 years ago destroyed in controlled explosion near American embassy

Aug 28th 2017, 3:35 PM 17,095 Views 14 Comments

The incident unfolded in Ballsbridge in south Dublin city earlier this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Monday 24 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 24th 2017, 7:17 PM 14,746 Views 14 Comments

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

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Defence Forces defuse two suspect devices in Cork city
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Defence Forces defuse two suspect devices in Cork city

Feb 21st 2017, 10:02 PM 14,083 Views 8 Comments

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

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate
# Donabate
# Donabate

Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate

Jun 15th 2016, 3:06 PM 20,969 Views 6 Comments

The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.

# bomb-squad - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Man United v Bournemouth rescheduled for Tuesday evening after 'bomb scare'
# Post Season
From The42
# Post Season

Man United v Bournemouth rescheduled for Tuesday evening after 'bomb scare'

May 15th 2016, 9:10 PM 14,705 Views 27 Comments

The postponement complicates United’s FA Cup final preparations slightly.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Bomb squad deployed to Tallaght to make 'legacy device' safe
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bomb squad deployed to Tallaght to make 'legacy device' safe

Dec 30th 2015, 5:50 PM 19,449 Views 47 Comments

The device was spotted by a member of the public in a river in the Dodder Valley.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Viable bombs found buried in ground near Limerick village
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable bombs found buried in ground near Limerick village

Dec 3rd 2015, 3:43 PM 14,386 Views 25 Comments

Two army teams were involved in this morning’s search in the Roxboro area of Co Limerick.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 5 November, 2015

A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach

Nov 5th 2015, 8:33 AM 13,275 Views 8 Comments

An army bomb disposal team was called in to make the device safe.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Boy (15) arrested after explosive made safe by bomb squad
# Dublin
# Dublin

Boy (15) arrested after explosive made safe by bomb squad

Oct 31st 2015, 2:06 PM 21,949 Views 21 Comments

The IED was found at a house in Corduff Gardens.

# bomb-squad - Friday 30 October, 2015

Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home

Oct 30th 2015, 2:45 PM 26,336 Views 36 Comments

The under-vehicle improvised explosive device was found outside a Garda’s front door in Co Leitrim.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia

Oct 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,131 Views 14 Comments

Boxer is joining New South Wales police.

# bomb-squad - Monday 31 August, 2015

"A scumbag": Alan Kelly had a thing or two to say about that threatening package
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

"A scumbag": Alan Kelly had a thing or two to say about that threatening package

Aug 31st 2015, 2:10 PM 18,682 Views 125 Comments

The army bomb squad was called out to deal with a package delivered to the minister’s constituency office on Friday.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Bomb squad called out after pipe bomb left outside house
# Athy
# Athy

Bomb squad called out after pipe bomb left outside house

Jul 9th 2015, 9:47 AM 10,325 Views 6 Comments

Houses were evacuated and road closures put in place.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Army called after bomb found outside a house in Dublin
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Army called after bomb found outside a house in Dublin

Jun 17th 2015, 11:56 AM 13,595 Views 7 Comments

This was the 74th call out so far this year.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly
# Ballincurra
# Ballincurra

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly

Apr 30th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,298 Views 35 Comments

The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

# bomb-squad - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Coolock residents evacuated from homes after viable explosive found
# Dublin
# Dublin

Coolock residents evacuated from homes after viable explosive found

Apr 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 17,497 Views 16 Comments

The bomb squad was called out and they made the device safe without the need for a controlled explosion.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Army bomb squad disarm grenade in the Phoenix Park
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Army bomb squad disarm grenade in the Phoenix Park

Apr 4th 2015, 5:23 PM 17,161 Views 30 Comments

The device was historic, but viable.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:58 PM 13,289 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Homes evacuated as bomb squad called to apartment block in Dún Laoghaire
# Suspect Device
# Suspect Device

Homes evacuated as bomb squad called to apartment block in Dún Laoghaire

Jan 14th 2015, 7:56 AM 12,780 Views 10 Comments

The discovery was made at about 8.40pm last night.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Viable homemade explosive device found at Mullingar house

Jan 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 10,418 Views 14 Comments

It was the first viable device which the Defence Forces have dealt with this year.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Mrs Brown, tourists, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 10,001 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What was the lowest temperature in Ireland this week?

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Three arrested after explosives found in cars in Meath
# Crime Branch
# Crime Branch

Three arrested after explosives found in cars in Meath

Dec 16th 2014, 10:08 PM 14,272 Views 12 Comments

The men were arrested for membership of an unlawful organisation and possession of explosives.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house

Sep 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 9,619 Views 7 Comments

A bomb disposal team dismantled the device and confirmed it was viable.

# bomb-squad - Monday 1 September, 2014

Bomb squad tasked to investigate suspicious device in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Bomb squad tasked to investigate suspicious device in Belfast

Sep 1st 2014, 12:48 PM 3,686 Views 2 Comments

The Westlink is closed in both directions between Broadway and Clifton Street.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

The army has responded to 82 bomb threats this year
# Diffusing The Situation
# Diffusing The Situation

The army has responded to 82 bomb threats this year

Aug 20th 2014, 6:55 AM 4,083 Views 6 Comments

And 30 were viable.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Man arrested after hoax device found on doorstep of Dublin house
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Man arrested after hoax device found on doorstep of Dublin house

Jun 10th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,853 Views 6 Comments

The device was found on the doorstep of a house early this morning.

# bomb-squad - Monday 12 May, 2014

Bomb squad called to disarm 'historical' artillery shell found in a garden
# Defused
# Defused

Bomb squad called to disarm 'historical' artillery shell found in a garden

May 12th 2014, 9:26 PM 9,300 Views 7 Comments

The scene in Tipperary Town was declared safe at 5pm.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

50 bomb disposal call-outs this year - 34 fewer than last year
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

50 bomb disposal call-outs this year - 34 fewer than last year

Apr 22nd 2014, 12:37 PM 3,254 Views 6 Comments

The most recent call-out was at the weekend, when a device was found in Tallaght.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alert
# Alert

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:20 PM 24,022 Views 215 Comments

In the Dáil, the Taoiseach said the anti-Semitic material sent to Shatter’s home was “a new low”. Several members of the gardaí and the Defence Forces were on the scene in Ballinteer, south Dublin earlier today.

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