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# false-alarm - Friday 2 October, 2020

Gardaí called to student accommodation in Galway over false alarm
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

Gardaí called to student accommodation in Galway over false alarm

Oct 2nd 2020, 5:28 PM 22,027 Views 6 Comments

Armed gardaí responded to reports of a possible firearm.

# false-alarm - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Belfast to Liverpool ferry evacuated amid fears of 'device' on board

Oct 7th 2018, 9:15 AM 10,675 Views 4 Comments

The PSNI carried out a search of the ferry and said no device was found.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Transatlantic jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to engine fire warning
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Transatlantic jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to engine fire warning

Sep 26th 2018, 2:57 PM 30,887 Views 4 Comments

It’s now understood the a mechanical issue caused the alarm to go off.

# false-alarm - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Jan 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 8,470 Views 16 Comments

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

# false-alarm - Monday 15 January, 2018

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii
# Ballistic Missiles
# Ballistic Missiles

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

Jan 15th 2018, 7:34 AM 21,922 Views 30 Comments

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

# false-alarm - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error

Jan 13th 2018, 6:53 PM 18,231 Views 30 Comments

People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.

# false-alarm - Sunday 29 October, 2017

'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth

Oct 29th 2017, 2:59 PM 12,740 Views 10 Comments

A spokesperson for Howth Coast Guard said the flare was fired from a boat moored in the harbour.

# false-alarm - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Computer glitch sees Cork people's phones flooded with, well, flood alerts
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Computer glitch sees Cork people's phones flooded with, well, flood alerts

Feb 7th 2017, 5:03 PM 13,423 Views 16 Comments

One user reported getting nearly 250 alerts over the course of this afternoon.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Flashmob organised by German women spreads terror panic in Spain
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Flashmob organised by German women spreads terror panic in Spain

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:55 PM 41,861 Views 81 Comments

Five women have been arrested for organising the event in a town in northern Spain.

# false-alarm - Friday 29 July, 2016

'Journalist = parrots': Pogba to United deal still isn't done, says Mino Raiola
# False Alarm
From The42
# False Alarm

'Journalist = parrots': Pogba to United deal still isn't done, says Mino Raiola

Jul 29th 2016, 5:29 PM 6,347 Views 18 Comments

The transfer saga appeared to come to an end today – but it’s not done yet.

# false-alarm - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Garth Brooks says he has no plans to play Cork
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Garth Brooks says he has no plans to play Cork

Jul 28th 2016, 6:44 PM 18,381 Views 40 Comments

Sorry guys.

# false-alarm - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Man taken off plane after woman says she saw 'IS-related' messages on his phone is released
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Man taken off plane after woman says she saw 'IS-related' messages on his phone is released

Mar 27th 2016, 4:53 PM 26,827 Views 47 Comments

The Iraqi man had been removed from the flight after another passenger suspected him to be a terrorist.

# false-alarm - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Lots of gardaí turned up for a protest that never happened outside Leinster House today
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Lots of gardaí turned up for a protest that never happened outside Leinster House today

Jul 7th 2015, 7:22 PM 21,681 Views 50 Comments

Last week’s clashes between protesters and gardaí meant they weren’t taking any chances this week.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Dog thinks owner is drowning, jumps in to save the day
# False Alarm
From The Daily Edge
# False Alarm

Dog thinks owner is drowning, jumps in to save the day

Jan 28th 2015, 4:04 PM 3,513 Views 2 Comments

Fortunately everything was fine.

# false-alarm - Monday 10 November, 2014

Belfast 'Ebola' patient tests negative
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Belfast 'Ebola' patient tests negative

Nov 10th 2014, 4:41 PM 5,132 Views 6 Comments

The person is still being treated for malaria.

# false-alarm - Thursday 7 August, 2014

There is a brand of pregnancy test that may be giving false positives
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

There is a brand of pregnancy test that may be giving false positives

Aug 7th 2014, 10:25 AM 17,757 Views 14 Comments

Uh oh….

# false-alarm - Friday 18 July, 2014

Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly
# Bless Us And Don't Save Us
# Bless Us And Don't Save Us

Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly

Jul 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 33,233 Views 40 Comments

A mountain guide thought he heard screams for help. They weren’t.

# false-alarm - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Dummy grenade sparks bomb scare close to Heuston Station
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Dummy grenade sparks bomb scare close to Heuston Station

May 8th 2014, 3:24 PM 12,097 Views 3 Comments

The device contained no explosive content, and was similar to the kind used in military drills.

# false-alarm - Sunday 22 December, 2013

White Christmas? Snow reported in parts of Ireland today
# Weather
# Weather

White Christmas? Snow reported in parts of Ireland today

Dec 22nd 2013, 6:43 PM 36,814 Views 37 Comments

But it doesn’t appear to be sticking…

# false-alarm - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Dublin Airport's Terminal 2 evacuated after fire alert
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Dublin Airport's Terminal 2 evacuated after fire alert

Oct 10th 2013, 1:57 PM 10,463 Views 15 Comments

A smoke alarm was triggered at a café, and a section of the facility was evacuated as a precautionary measure.

# false-alarm - Friday 19 July, 2013

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm

Jul 19th 2013, 7:21 PM 11,371 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI began a search after someone on Curracloe Beach spotted a swimmer in difficulty just after 5pm.

# false-alarm - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Israeli embassy security incident in Dublin confirmed as false alarm
# Dublin
# Dublin

Israeli embassy security incident in Dublin confirmed as false alarm

Aug 21st 2012, 11:58 AM 6,095 Views 65 Comments

A suspicious package was discovered at the premises earlier today, prompting an evacuation.

# false-alarm - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Updated: Woman arrested after search for ‘missing baby’ called off
# Missing
# Missing

Updated: Woman arrested after search for ‘missing baby’ called off

May 10th 2012, 9:34 PM 16,783 Views 42 Comments

The 37-year-old woman is being held in Belfast on suspicion of wasting police time.

# false-alarm - Monday 16 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 16th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,307 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Mobile phone mistake leads to plane's emergency landing in Dublin [updated]
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Mobile phone mistake leads to plane's emergency landing in Dublin [updated]

Apr 16th 2012, 6:42 PM 15,103 Views 52 Comments

A mobile phone with a faulty battery port was left in a bathroom cubicle – causing enough suspicion to see the flight grounded.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Suspicious object at Israeli embassy 'false alarm' - bomb squad
# Ballsbridge
# Ballsbridge

Suspicious object at Israeli embassy 'false alarm' - bomb squad

Mar 7th 2012, 12:26 PM 1,442 Views 8 Comments

The army bomb disposal squad was called to the scene this morning but have said that the suspicious object was “harmless”.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Suspect device found at Guinness Storehouse a 'false alarm'
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Suspect device found at Guinness Storehouse a 'false alarm'

May 4th 2011, 6:32 PM 1,235 Views 0 Comments

A suspicious device was found at one of Dublin’s premier tourist attractions this afternoon – but was declared a false alarm by the Army Bomb Disposal Unit.

# false-alarm - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Apr 20th 2011, 4:49 PM 1,605 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Hysteria at department store over man armed with .... an umbrella
# False Alarm
From The Daily Edge
# False Alarm

Hysteria at department store over man armed with .... an umbrella

Apr 20th 2011, 1:31 PM 1,894 Views 0 Comments

A mall near Boston was evacuated over reports that man was carrying a rifle. He wasn’t.