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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Bomb

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Man arrested over 1998 bombing of Moira police station
The attack injured a number of civilians.
Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence
The grenade was found during building works in the area.
A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening
The device was found in the Glenshane of Jobstown.
On this day in 1995, the Oklahoma bombing killed 168 people including 19 children
The motive behind the bombing was said to be in retaliation to the Waco siege which also happened on the same day.
Man charged with Omagh bombing
Sixteen years after the Omagh bomb which killed 29 people, a man has been charged with their murders.
Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens
The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.
Rathfarnham garda station made safe by army bomb team after security alert
It’s believed a suspicious letter was addressed to the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.
A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today
Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.
Army experts called in, as viable bomb found in Cork estate
A member of the public found the suspect device and called gardaí.
Pipe bomb explodes in Dublin garden of elderly woman
Gardaí said nobody was injured in the explosion.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law tells court he did not plot to kill Americans
Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.
1953 St Patrick's Day photo shows US soldiers preparing Irish-decorated bomb
The US Army soldiers – originally from Sligo and Dublin – were fighting communists in Korea.
'Booby trap' bomb found under car in Belfast
The viable device was made safe and police are now appealing for information.
Two men injured in explosion in the back garden of a Coolock house
The two men were allegedly involved in the making a pipe bomb at the time.
Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up
At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.
Homes evacuated in south Dublin after discovery of viable bomb
The device was made safe at the scene by a bomb disposal team and gardaí are now investigating the incident.
Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested
John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.
Photos: On this day in 1993 a bomb exploded at the World Trade Center New York
A car bomb exploded underneath car park killing six people and injuring many more.
Man charged with planting hoax bombs and calling in fake threats
The 19-year-old was arrested yesterday in Craigavon, County Armagh.
Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.
Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal
The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.
Taliban bomb blast kills 20 soldiers in Pakistan
The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.
Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered in south Dublin
The device was found at a private residence in the Ballyogan area and was made safe by army experts.
One killed and eight injured as WWII bomb explodes
The accident happened in Euskirchen, not far from former capital Bonn in western Germany.
Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south
The plan was revealed by British state papers released under the 30 year rule.
Second bomb blast in Russian city kills at least 10 people
The explosion on a trolleybus Volgograd comes a day after a suicide bombing killed at 17 at the city’s main railway station.
VIDEO: Suicide bomber kills 16 in Russian train station
Another 34 people were seriously wounded when a suicide bomber set off the explosion.
Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.
Former Lebanese minister killed in huge car bomb explosion
Footage from the scene showed people on fire and several cars and buildings ablaze.
Device left in porch of south Dublin house had potential to kill
A number of houses in the area were evacuated today as the Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion.
Derry streets evacuated after bomb warning
A telephone warning has led to the closure of two busy city streets.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…
Belfast bomb "could have killed or maimed anyone nearby"
The bomb exploded outside a popular restaurant in the heart of Belfast yesterday evening.
Gardaí, bomb disposal unit respond to Coolock suspect device
The Cromcastle Court flats have been evacuated as the operation continues tonight.
US condemns car bomb in Belfast
The 59kg homemade bomb, which partially exploded in Belfast city centre, had the potential to do massive damage.
'We are all aware of the threat posed by terrorists' - PSNI to step up Christmas security
In response to last night’s security incident the PSNI will increase their presence on Belfast’s streets
Burrito causes bomb scare in Oklahoma
Well, burritos CAN cause explosions…
Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast
Streets are closed as PSNI officers inspect a suspect car.