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#Bomb Squad

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Bomb disposal team deals with unstable chemical at Wicklow school

Dinitrophenylhydrazine, a routine agent which can become unstable over time, was found during a routine audit.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo

A controlled explosion was carried out on one of the devices at the scene, while the other was brought to a secure military location to be examined.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Army team makes safe unstable chemicals at Dundalk IT

The chemicals were found during a routine audit at DKIT this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Friday 6 July, 2012

Gardaí appeal for information over 'viable and dangerous' device in Cork

The explosive device, which was found under a parked car, was made safe by an Army bomb disposal team.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Improvised explosive device made safe in Cork

Mayfield residents evacuated after device discovered close to vehicle overnight.

# bomb-squad - Friday 22 June, 2012

Bomb squad make safe explosive devices in Limerick

The viable devices were found in an overgrown area near a residential estate in Limerick city.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Improvised Explosive Device explodes outside Limerick house

No injuries were caused in the explosion. The bomb disposal team was also called to deal with explosive devices in Kildare.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Dublin

The explosive device was found under a car in the early hours of this morning.

# bomb-squad - Friday 4 May, 2012

Viable device discovered in car in Dublin

The device was discovered in Rialto at around 11.30pm last night.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Tipperary

A number of residents in the Grange area of Roscrea were evacuated from their homes during the night as a bomb disposal team dealt with the device.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Viable explosive device made safe in Athlone

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the device which was found at a home in the Monksland area of Athlone this morning.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Two viable explosive devices made safe in Dublin overnight

Defence Forces said that they were called out to deal with two separate IEDs last night.

# bomb-squad - Monday 12 March, 2012

Man arrested after explosive device found in Cork

A member of the Army Bomb Disposal Team was slightly injured while attempting to render the object safe outside a private residence in the city last night.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Three viable explosives made safe near Celbridge

Gardaí investigating the activities of dissident republicans also recovered a handgun from the scene.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Army bomb squad deals with viable IED in Tallaght

The Bomb Disposal Team was called to a community enterprise centre in Oldbawn, Tallaght at around 11pm last night.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Army defuse WW1-era grenade found on Laois farm

The grenade was found during excavation work at the farm in Emo.

# bomb-squad - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Suspicious device made safe in Tullamore

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

# bomb-squad - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Firearms and explosive material found in Dublin apartment block

Gardaí are investigating after the discovery was made at an apartment complex off Clonliffe Road in Dublin 3.

# bomb-squad - Friday 27 January, 2012

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-squad - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Five viable improvised explosive devices found in Co Clare

The Armby Bomb Disposal Team was called to Tulla this morning after the devices were discovered.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Improvised explosive device made safe in Ranelagh

An initial examination of the device showed that it contained the components of a viable IED, according to the Defence Forces.

# bomb-squad - Monday 23 January, 2012

Hoax pipe bomb found outside Dublin city centre pub

The Swan bar was evacuated last night as a controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious device.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin

The viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in a home in Finglas in north Dublin this afternoon.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Army bomb squad deals with viable device in Galway

The bomb squad is called to a private residence in Clonboo, close to the Mayo border, to deal with a viable improvised explosive.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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# bomb-squad - Friday 14 October, 2011

THE ARMY BOMB disposal unit has been called to Waterford to deal with an unsafe chemical at a commercial premises. The team was deployed to Lancaster Laboratories in Dungarvan to dispose of a sample of picric acid, which was discovered in a routine audit. The chemical was removed to waste ground and a controlled explosion was carried out at around 4:40pm.

# bomb-squad - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Army bomb squad deals with World War II device in Clare

In a busy day for the Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team, a non-explosive device was discovered during excavations in Quinpoole.

Updated at 2.45pm

THE ARMY BOMB Disposal team was called to Dublin City Council’s offices on Wood Quay in Dublin this morning after a suspicious device was discovered at the premises. The offices were evacuated and the Defence Forces team declared the scene safe at 11.30am. The army team has been called to over 200 incidents so far this year. Gardaí say today’s incident is under investigation.

# bomb-squad - Friday 7 October, 2011

Dublin-Belfast resume following earlier NI bomb alert

A suspicious package was been found on the Lisburn Road in Belfast, close to the train line running between the city and Dublin.

# bomb-squad - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Bomb squad deals with viable device in Co Wicklow

The Army Bomb Disposal Unit is called to deal with a viable device in Newtownmountkennedy, while a hoax device is removed in Dublin.

# bomb-squad - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Bomb squad deals with viable device in Tallaght

The Army Bomb Disposal Team says it was called to Donomore Park overnight to deal with a viable device.

# bomb-squad - Friday 8 July, 2011

Army bomb disposal team deals with chemical at Tralee IT

A small quantity of picric acid, which can become unstable over time, is found during a routine audit of chemicals.

# bomb-squad - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Bomb squad called out to defuse...a sex toy

Case of the ticking package brings to mind a certain Tom Jones hit…