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#Bomb Threat

# bomb-threat - Friday 17 July, 2020

51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight

It is the second similar threat against a Ryanair flight in a week.

# bomb-threat - Friday 26 October, 2018

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty Bomb Threat This post contains videos

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty

The bombs are being sent to Trump critics and the White House has come out to defend Trump’s remarks on the matter.

# bomb-threat - Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

# bomb-threat - Monday 19 March, 2018

24,000 bomb hoax emails sent to UK schools as 'part of Minecraft gamer feud'

Police said about 400 schools were affected and some buildings were evacuated.

# bomb-threat - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'Significant explosive device' found at gates of primary school in Belfast

“Had this device not been found when it had, there is no telling what we may have been dealing with,” said police.

# bomb-threat - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Man who made bomb threats during Queen's visit jailed for 8.5 years

The judge said Donal Billings “recklessly exposed passengers, staff and members of the emergency services to very significant risk of serious injury or death”.

# bomb-threat - Friday 2 September, 2016

Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US

Ben Megarry made the calls to schools, airports and businesses in the US in 2012.

# bomb-threat - Friday 18 March, 2016

Man allegedly threatened gardaí with bomb and 'said he was from Isis'

The incident took place late last night at Pearse Street Garda station.

# bomb-threat - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Air France flight diverted over bomb threat

The threat turned out to be a hoax.

# bomb-threat - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Intel worker who paid friend to phone in bomb threat may be given community service

The plan was described as “profoundly stupid”.

# bomb-threat - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat

The plane, with 256 passengers and crew, landed safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

# bomb-threat - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Suspect device at Cork hotel declared a hoax

The hotel was evacuated last night.

# bomb-threat - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'

The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.

# bomb-threat - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles

The Sinn Féin president was reacting to a bomb threat targeting his home yesterday.

# bomb-threat - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Gerry Adams: 'It's a wee while since the PSNI arrived at my house with sniffer dogs'

Two cars belonging to Sinn Féin councillors were also burnt out.

# bomb-threat - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Two men arrested over Intel plant bomb hoax

The men have been released without charge and a file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# bomb-threat - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

A caller to Alan Kelly's constituency office threatened to 'put a bullet in his head'

It is the second threat made against him in recent days.

# bomb-threat - Monday 17 November, 2014

Alan Kelly's constituency office got a bomb threat this morning

An assistant at Alan Kelly’s office in Nenagh took a call this morning.

# bomb-threat - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

The army has responded to 82 bomb threats this year

And 30 were viable.

# bomb-threat - Friday 30 May, 2014

10-year-old's bomb threat shuts down airport

The boy said that he was”Pablo Escobar, Lord of the Skies”.

# bomb-threat - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tweeting an airline to say you're a member of Al-Qaeda isn't a great idea, apparently Joke

Tweeting an airline to say you're a member of Al-Qaeda isn't a great idea, apparently

Especially when you end up being reported to the FBI.

# bomb-threat - Friday 9 August, 2013

Eiffel Tower reopened after bomb threat

The 124 year old structure was evacuated just after midday due to a bomb threat.

# bomb-threat - Thursday 16 August, 2012

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.

# bomb-threat - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

San Antonio airport evacuated after telephoned bomb threat

A telephoned threat claimed that three bombs had been left in an airport garage.

# bomb-threat - Thursday 26 January, 2012

U-turn on Derry's All-Ireland Fleadh bid welcomed

The Ulster Council of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Éireann has reversed its decision to turn down the bid over security concerns.

# bomb-threat - Monday 23 January, 2012

Derry's bid for the Fleadh denied over threat of bomb attacks

The city’s bid to bring Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann to the North for the first time next year has failed.

# bomb-threat - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Plane evacuated over bomb threat

The incident took place at Philadelphia airport yesterday.

# bomb-threat - Monday 16 May, 2011

Republican dissidents issue London bomb threat

Scotland Yard says the warning is “non-specific” in time and location – there have been two other security alerts in central London today.

# bomb-threat - Sunday 15 August, 2010

A BOMB THREAT received by police in the south of France has resulted in the evacuation of thousands of Catholic pilgrims from Lourdes.

About 30,000 Catholic worshippers were in the town to celebrate the annual Feast of the Assumption.

Lourdes has been the site of Roman Catholic pilgrimages since a young local girl, Bernadette Soubirous, reported visions of the Virgin Mary in 1858. Around six million people visit the area every year, with many seeking cures for illnesses.

Lourdes is a popular pilgrimage site for Irish Catholics.

Police said that a call received today threatened that four bombs would explode in Lourdes at 3pm. Bomb disposal experts are at the scene, but there have been no reports of explosions.

# bomb-threat - Friday 23 July, 2010

A MAN WHO sent hoax bomb threat emails to Heathrow Airport has been jailed for four years. Adam Busby, 61, was found guilty of two counts of sending hoax messages claiming bombs were on two transAtlantic flights in 2006.

The emails were sent from a library in the North Strand, Dublin.

He denied the offences, but was convicted last month. Judge Desmond Hogan suspended the last two years of his sentence.

Busby, originally from Scotland but with an address at Santry Lodge in Ballymun, moved to Ireland in 1980 after organising several minor terror attacks in Scotland.

He allegedly founded the Scottish National Liberation Army (SNLA) in 1979, which sent dozens of letter bombs to its political targets in the 1980s. The group’s targets included Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher and Cherie Blair, but no one was injured.

The SNLA was outlawed in Ireland in 2005.

He was convicted of similar hoaxes 13 years ago after making threatening phone calls to the press.