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#Bomb Squad

# bomb-squad - 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-squad - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Viable homemade bomb made safe by disposal team in south county Dublin

The explosive device was found at a private residence in the Woodlands Grove area of Shankill.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Three pipe bombs found in Limerick house

The three viable devices were made safe by an Army bomb disposal team in the early hours of this morning.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Viable pipe bomb 'had the potential to kill or maim'

Homes in Armagh had to be evacuated for three hours this morning after the viable device was found by the PSNI.

# bomb-squad - Monday 7 October, 2013

Bomb squad examines hazardous substances in two schools

The callouts took place this afternoon in Dublin.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Suspicious device found at Harold’s Cross declared a hoax

A section of Harold’s Cross Road was closed to traffic.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 21 September, 2013

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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-squad - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Two viable homemade explosives found in Limerick

The devices were found on a green field site beside a river this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Two early 20th century artillery shells discovered in Dublin

The shells were discovered by a construction worker at a house in Ballsbridge this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Monday 26 August, 2013

Bomb squad deployed after 'viable' homemade device found at Donegal home

Some homes in the area were evacuated while the device was made safe by a controlled explosion.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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Try not to cringe as All Blacks stars try their hand at comedy

Fair play to the lads for trying but they should probably stick to the rugby.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Viable explosive device found on Meath road

The Improvised Explosive Device was found in Kells this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

North Belfast bomb a 'blatant attempt to kill'

The device was found at Alliance Avenue yesterday afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Post services may be delayed because of suspect device in Portlaoise

An Post’s mailing centre in Portlaoise has been evacuated after customs staff discovered a suspicious item.

# bomb-squad - Monday 27 May, 2013

Bomb squad called to deal with unsafe chemical at Dublin school

A chemical found in the school lab – Dinitrophenylhydrazine, or ‘Brady’s re-agent’ – can become unstable over time.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Controlled explosion on century-old grenade found in Cork

An army bomb squad was called to Crosshaven after the Mills Grenade was found by people digging in a garden.

Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in central Dublin

Gardaí and an army explosives ordinance disposal team are at the scene at North Strand Road.

# bomb-squad - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bomb squad called to deal with viable device in Tallaght

The device was found by a sanitation worker near Tymon Park, which was sealed off for some time.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Nothing found following reports of 'suspicious device' at Boston's South Station

The station was cleared as a precautionary measure.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Viable explosive device in Fermanagh car 'destined for police station'

PSNI believe the vehicle in which the device was found was due to be left at the station in nearby Lisnaskea.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Viable explosive device made safe in Cork city

The device was found by construction workers at Hill Grove Lane in the north of the city this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Monday 4 February, 2013

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.

# bomb-squad - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Bomb disposal unit deals with viable device in Tallaght

A controlled explosion was carried out on the viable IED, which was found outside a house this lunchtime.

# bomb-squad - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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Four homemade explosive devices made safe in Dundalk

The viable Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were found in a derelict house in a residential area this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Police attending security alert in Derry city

A bomb disposal unit has been dispatched to Drumleck Drive in the north of the city after a suspicious device was found.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Viable explosive device found in Finglas

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

# bomb-squad - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Viable ‘pipe bomb-type device’ discovered in Larne

Traffic through the Co Antrim town was halted this morning after the suspicious device was found earlier this morning.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Army make safe device found at apartment block in Dublin

An Army Bomb Disposal Team carried out a controlled explosion last night on a device which was found in the Killinarden Heights area of Tallaght.

# bomb-squad - Monday 19 November, 2012

Army make safe viable device found beside a car in Dublin

The Improvised Explosive Device was found outside a house in Firhouse in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Explosive device made safe in Athy

The area was cordoned off and some local resident were evacuated until the device was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

# bomb-squad - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Late-night operation to remove viable explosive device in Lucan

An army bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion after being deployed to a residential area in Ardglen.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Two viable explosive devices discovered in Limerick

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

# bomb-squad - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Dublin outhouse

Local residents were evacuated after the two viable devices were found in the Tara Lawn area in Darndale.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Coolock overnight

Residents from the Belcamp Crescent area were evacuated after the explosive device was found inside a home.

# bomb-squad - Friday 21 September, 2012

Bomb unit deals with two viable devices at Derry council offices

Two viable devices were made safe in the Strand Road area, a residential area on the west side of the river Foyle.

# bomb-squad - Monday 17 September, 2012

Controlled explosion carried out on War of Independence grenade

The badly-corroded grenade was found in a garden in Ranelagh by a resident doing some excavation work.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Second potential explosive device in less than 12 hours found in Tallaght

An Army bomb disposal team is currently at the scene.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Bomb squad deal with viable roadside device in Co Limerick

A controlled explosion was carried out on the viable device, which was found in a roadside ditch in Rathkeale.