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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Bombings

This year
2023
# Bombings
Man charged with 1990 bombing in Northern Ireland went on the run, court hears
Eamonn Christopher O’Boyle, 53, who faces two charges in connection with the blast in Randalstown, was arrested at Belfast International Airport.
Last year
2022
# Investigation
'Survivors feel ignored': Gardaí urged to release files on Dublin/Monaghan bombings
Edward O’Neill, a survivor of a blast on Parnell Street which killed his father, was left with life-long injuries.
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Voices
Opinion: My Sri Lankan relatives had a lucky escape from the bombings - I'm struggling to keep my hopes for peace alive
After a decade of peace, I had hoped that our troubles were behind us, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.
# IRA
'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Voices
Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII
Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.
# Texas
Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings
The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.
# Bombings
Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
# Bombings
At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo
The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.
# Phuket
Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns
There are no indications that any Irish travellers were caught up in the attacks.
# terror attacks
There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man
Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.
# Turkey
Two police among nine killed in shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects
The fighting lasted for at least two hours.
# casualties
Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy
Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.
# The Troubles
On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan
33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.
# yemen blasts
Suicide bombings that killed 142 'just the tip of the iceberg' ISIS warns
Bombers have attacked mosques in Yemen’s capital, killing scores and wounding more than 300 people.
# Bombings
Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians
“We affirm that avenging Egyptian blood and retaliating against killers is a duty we must carry out.”
# embassy bombings
Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial
He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998.
# Trial
After more than a year locked away, accused Boston bomber to appear in court
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty over the April 2013 attacks.
# Massacre
120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.
# Explosive
More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago
Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.
# Troubles
Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.
# Dublin Monaghan
Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.
# unrest
Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring
A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.
# Bombings
Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.
# Iraq
At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings
Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.
# Iraq
Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks
The violence wounded more than 320 people and has been roundly condemned.
# The Troubles
Families and survivors of Dublin and Monaghan bombings meet Taoiseach
Enda Kenny met with the survivors and families of the victims at government buildings this evening.
# Boston
Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty
19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.
Voices
Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'
After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.
# Bombings
Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.
# Afghanistan
Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
# Baghdad
At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings
11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.
# Inspirational
Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon
Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.
# Boston
Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit
Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.
Voices
Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.
# Justice
Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure
The 40th anniversary of car bombings in Dublin which killed three busmen and injured 127 people hears how relatives of the dead still waiting for justice.
# dublin bombings
40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today
Justice for the Forgotten will mark the occasion with a wreath-laying ceremony at 11.30am tomorrow. The bombs were the first car-bombs to explode in the Republic of Ireland.
# Iraq
Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes
Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.
# Iraq
Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq
Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.