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February 2023
# Security Alert
Police remain at the scene of explosive device found in Derry yesterday
The device was left metres away from houses and a sports area where a number of children were playing football.
All time
Two men arrested after recent 'deliberate attempts' to kill PSNI officers
Both men were arrested following searches in the Lurgan and Craigavon areas of Armagh.
# Ballymun
Suspect device in Dublin housing estate deemed non-viable by bomb disposal team
The device has been seized for further examination.
# device
PSNI appeal for witnesses in 'busy' golf club where bomb was found under officer's car
The PSNI officer is said to be “very shaken and distressed” after the incident.
# Dublin
Gardaí attend scene after suspect device reported in Edenmore
They were made aware of the suspected device at about 5pm.
# false alarm
Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board
The PSNI carried out a search of the ferry and said no device was found.
# hel-mate
This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport
It attaches to the back of a helmet and transmits data to a team medic.
# Young Scientist
These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients
Alzheimer’s Alert will alert carers to the patient’s movements.
# mean thing to do
39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device
Zan Dolinski’s behaviour was condemned by Judged Patrick Durcan as being ‘contemptible’.
# Housing estate
Houses evacuated after suspected explosive device is found in Drogheda
Gardaí are at the scene.
# transvaginal mesh
'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories
The devices have been subject to international scrutiny over the last year and Irish women have now started to speak out about complications.
# parsons green
Second man arrested in connection with London Tube terror attack
A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, just before midnight last night.
# improvised explosive
Properties evacuated after suspect device is found in Dundalk
An Army Bomb Disposal Team made the device safe.
# Strabane
Pipe bomb thrown through window lands close to sleeping woman
It was recovered by an occupant of the house and thrown into a nearby hedge.
# Pipe Bomb
Houses evacuated after suspicious device is found in Ballymun
Gardaí and army members are at the scene.
# new measures
Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.
# Askeaton
Houses evacuated overnight after bomb found in Limerick
The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at 1.30am and the scene was declared safe at around 2.15am.
# London
Man tasered and arrested following discovery of suspicious device on Tube train
The 19-year-old man was arrested on a north London street in the early hours of this morning.
# tech review
Vodafone's attempt at a higher-end phone gets it mostly right
After experimenting with a number of cheap devices, Vodafone is now thinking bigger.
# analyse this
Google has a creepy plan to help kill off the password
Project Abacus would analyse everything you do on your phone so it can tell that you’re the owner.
# whitestown
Hoax device discovered in garden causes bomb scare in Dublin
The incident unfolded late last night.
# Fire
This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed
A fire broke out in an apartment in Dublin 8 last night after a device that was charging on a bed caught fire.
# TechKnowHow
Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
Without damaging it, of course.
# Mullingar
Bomb scare after device brought to Garda station
The Defence Forces are on the scene.
# tech review
Is the Huawei Ascend G7 original enough to stand out from the crowd?
The mid-range smartphone market is a tough one to win, but does the Huawei Ascend G7 have enough features to warrant a look?
# Leitrim
'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo
The device was found by gardaí on approach into the town.
# Rosslare Strand
Second historic grenade in three days made safe by bomb disposal team
A controlled explosion of the device was carried out on a beach in Wexford.
# Water Supply
Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.
# North Belfast
Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'
Investigating officers say it bears the hallmarks of a dissident republican attack.
Wonder who can see your Google Drive files? This will show you
Chances are there are a number of files you will have forgotten all about.
# Alarm
Passenger plane escorted to Manchester by fighter jet after reports of device on board
A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a fake bomb threat.
# Controlled explosion
Homes evacuated after device found in Ballymun
The Defence Forces sent their bomb disposal team to the site.
# easy reading
This device reads out printed text to the blind in real-time
The FingerReader only requires the wearer to point at the text, and uses a small camera to scan the text before reading it aloud.
# made safe
Old mortar shell that still contained explosive material found in Limerick city
It’s understood the shell dates from the War of Independence era.
# Attack
Device explodes in lobby of Derry hotel which hosted PSNI event
Nobody was injured in the attack but the Everglades hotel front was badly damaged.
# Dangerous
Army conducts 'painstaking' search for explosives at derelict building
A “volatile” War of Independence grenade has already been found at the Dublin location and it is believed there may be a number of dangerous devices there.
Texting while driving is BANNED from today. Could Google Glass be the next deadly distraction?
54 per cent of drivers said the devices should be banned for all drivers…
# recharging
This device can fully charge a smartphone in 30 seconds
StoreDot, a startup from Tel Aviv, says its charger and battery can fully power a smartphone in the space of half a minute.
# Gardaí
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.
# Suspicious
Another possible bomb has been found at a sorting office in the North
It’s the second possible explosive device at a postal sorting office in less than 24 hours.