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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Bomb Threat

Last year
# Unacceptable
Man United's Maguire says bomb threat crossed line
The player’s house was swept by police in April to ensure the safety of his family.
# Bomb Threat
Police investigate after Harry Maguire receives bomb threat
Cheshire police conducted a sweep of the home Maguire shares with his fiancée and two young children.
All time
# Washington DC
Man threatening to detonate bomb near US Capitol surrenders
Several buildings were evacuated as police negotiated with a man in a pickup truck threatening to detonate explosives near the site.
# Bomb Threat
Gardaí investigate bomb scare at home of Justice Minister Helen McEntee
McEntee is pregnant with her first child and is due in May
# Norway
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
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.
# Chicago
Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.
# evacuations
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.
# Evacuation
'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.
# donal billings
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”.
# Antrim
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.
# Courts
Man allegedly threatened gardaí with bomb and 'said he was from Isis'
The incident took place late last night at Pearse Street Garda station.
# montreal
Air France flight diverted over bomb threat
The threat turned out to be a hoax.
# Hoax
Intel worker who paid friend to phone in bomb threat may be given community service
The plan was described as “profoundly stupid”.
# explosives
Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat
The plane, with 256 passengers and crew, landed safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.
# Ballincollig
Suspect device at Cork hotel declared a hoax
The hotel was evacuated last night.
# Canada
British Airways flight makes emergency landing after 'bomb threat'
The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.
# Bomb Threat
Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles
The Sinn Féin president was reacting to a bomb threat targeting his home yesterday.
# Bomb Threat
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 Scare
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.
# Threat
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.
# Water Charges
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.
# Diffusing The Situation
The army has responded to 82 bomb threats this year
And 30 were viable.
# He's the bomb
10-year-old's bomb threat shuts down airport
The boy said that he was”Pablo Escobar, Lord of the Skies”.
# 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.
# deemed safe
Eiffel Tower reopened after bomb threat
The 124 year old structure was evacuated just after midday due to a bomb threat.
# 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.
# Texas
San Antonio airport evacuated after telephoned bomb threat
A telephoned threat claimed that three bombs had been left in an airport garage.
# Fleadh
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.
# Derry
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
Plane evacuated over bomb threat
The incident took place at Philadelphia airport yesterday.
# Bomb Threat
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
Bomb threat at Lourdes
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims evacuated.
# Bomb Threat
Man sentenced over Heathrow bomb hoax
61-year-old Scotsman had address at Ballymun, Dublin.