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# Bomb Squad
'Viable' explosive device made safe by bomb squad in Dublin
The viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was found in a home in Finglas in north Dublin this afternoon.
# Bomb Disposal
2011 sees highest number of bomb disposal call-outs in 32 years
The Defence Forces received its 236th call out for its bomb disposal team today – the highest seen since 1979. A viable device was made safe outside a home in Clondalkin this afternoon.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s Fix: Are we the most miserable people in the EU? Plus wage reforms for many workers… and the most adorable polar bear cub you’ll see this week.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# IEDs
Three viable devices made safe in Dublin
Three viable devices were discovered near the Ballymun Road area of Dublin this evening.
# Explosive
Device made safe in Crumlin by army bomb disposal team
The improvised explosive device was made safe in Crumlin before 1am this morning.
# device
Bomb found at Co Clare farm
The army bomb disposal team was called to the farm in Ardnacrusha after a viable IED was discovered overnight.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: Dana vows to continue in presidential race; the new iPhone goes on sale; and just where does Beyoncé get her moves?
Bomb squad deals with IED thrown through window of Kildare house
It was the 204th call out for the Army Bomb Disposal Team this year and the 42nd viable IED that was made safe.
# device
Defence Forces make device safe in Donnybrook
The Army Bomb Disposal Team says the viable IED was made safe early this morning.
Bomb unit called out to viable IED in north Dublin
In a separate incident, an Army team also carried out a controlled explosion at St Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park.
# device
Device made safe in Dublin
The improvised explosive device was discovered outside a private residence in Tallaght, Dublin, overnight.
# device
Device made safe in Clondalkin
The incident was the third callout for Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Teams in 24 hours.
# explosives
Explosive devices made safe in Limerick and Dublin
IEDs were dismantled by Army Bomb Disposal Teams in Dublin 8 and in the Croom area of Limerick.
# device
Bomb found in Dublin's Dunsink Lane
The Army Bomb Disposal Team says the device was made safe just after midnight last night.
# Explosion
Bomb explodes under car in Ballyfermot
No injuries have been reported and gardaí say they arrested three men in connection with last night’s explosion.
# Organised Crime
Arrests made as viable explosive device discovered in Dublin
Gardaí say the arrests were made as part of investigations into organised crime.
Explosive device found outside house in Tallaght
The IED was found outside a house in Springfield in the early hours of this morning.
# Bomb Scare
Sixty-year-old 'loner' questioned over IED found on bus in Maynooth
The man is not believed to have any connections to dissident republicanism. A viable device was discovered on board a bus on Monday prior to the Queens visit.
# Bomb Scare
Bomb found in Maynooth ahead of the Queen's visit
A viable IED was discovered on a bus in Maynooth last night, while a security alert at the Luas stop in Blackhorse this morning has been declared a hoax.
# IEDs
Two viable IEDS found in Limerick and Dublin overnight
The Irish Defence Forces says that no controlled explosions were carried out as army bomb disposal teams made safe both devices. Gardaí also say there was a bomb hoax at Connolly Station in Dublin early this morning.
# Clondalkin
Army bomb disposal unit on the scene as device found in Clondalkin estate
The device was found in the front garden of a house in the Clondalkin area of Dublin earlier this morning.
Defence forces called out to dispose of Limerick city explosive device
The defence forces were called to a private property in the city in the early hours of Wednesday morning.